Authorities from the Ministry of Justice, accompanied by a delegation of penitentiary agents, led a search this morning in several pavilions of the Tacumbú prison.
As a result of this procedure, it was possible to find a significant number of bladed weapons, mostly homemade, in the hands of the inmates.
The report details that a total of 26 knives, 75 rapiers, 3 daggers, 13 rods and 32 spears were found, several of them in the pavilion corresponding to persons deprived of liberty belonging to the Rotela Clan.
Similarly, pressed marijuana loaves, 150 marijuana bows and 549 cocaine bows, alcoholic beverages, as well as several cell phones, which will remain under guard, were found.
The search was carried out prior to an important celebration that will be held both in Tacumbú and in other penitentiaries in the country for the feast of the Virgen de las Mercedes, patron saint of inmates.
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