A municipal criminal judge with Function of Control of Guarantees of Santa Marta (Magdalena), sent five alleged members of the ‘Gulf Clan’ to jail, who would have participated in several homicides that occurred last year in that region of the country.
As it was known, the subjects were captured in the middle of a strong operation that was carried out between the Military Gaula and the Attorney General’s Office, after having collected abundant evidence on his relationship with the criminal structure.
In the midst of preliminary hearings, the delegate of the Prosecutor’s Office presented the material evidence collected during the investigation and that would show the alleged responsibility of the detainees in several violent acts perpetrated by an organized armed group of the ‘Clan of the Gulf’, specifically the North Caribbean Commission.
Those captured were identified as: Gustavo Gregorio de Jesús Rodríguez, alias Arcángel or Galy; Laura Patricia Rubio Díaz, Álvaro Máximo Vargas Valencia, alias Nicola; Henry Naranjo López, alias La Gorda or El Rolo; and Fabio José Rodríguez Escorcia, alias El Mono, who according to the Prosecutor’s Office They would have murdered four people in 2021, following orders from the leaders of the ‘Clan del Golfo’.
Because of this, the Attorney General charged them with the crimes of homicide, conspiracy to commit a crime for the purpose of homicide; manufacturing, trafficking, carrying or possession of firearms or ammunition and manufacturing or carrying drugs.
The crimes that occurred in Santa Marta were “Ordered by the leaders of the criminal structure dedicated to selective homicide, drug trafficking, extortion, among other criminal conduct,” pointed out the Prosecutor’s Office.
A notebook which was seized during the raids carried out in Ciénaga and Santa Marta (Magdalena), It would be key in the investigation to determine if the four accused were also involved in other crimes that occurred in that area of the country.
In addition, a pistol, two magazines, ammunition and two cell phones were seized. Given the forcefulness of the investigation presented by the Prosecutor’s Office, the judge accepted the arguments and sent them to jail.