Six members of the criminal organizations Tren de Aragua and Tren del Llano were captured by agents of the Bolivarian National Guard in the central region of the country, according to military sources.
In the town of Santa Cruz (Aragua), the military seized an Amadeo Rossi .38 revolver and four cartridges of the same caliber. They also seized 25 7.62×39 mm caliber cartridges destined for rifles, two radio transmitters and two telephone sets.
The aforementioned material was in the possession of two members of the Tren de Aragua group, identified as José Antonio Zamora Olivero and José Agustín Terán Zamora.
The aforementioned criminal gang is directed from the Aragua Penitentiary Center located in Tocorón from where they telephone merchants and agro-producers to demand large sums of dollars that the cells of the group will later collect, according to investigations.
And in San Juan de los Morros, the capital of Guárico, agents of the National Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping Command (Conas) arrested four members of the Tren del Llano, registered as Norvis Yarismar Montero, Yurfran Guillermo Moreno Flores, Ángel Rafael Romero Cruz and Luis Ángel Faria. Villalba. A shotgun 12, a facsimile, three cartridges 12 and a motorcycle were seized from these subjects, according to the report.
The detainees will be prosecuted for illicit trafficking in war material, among other crimes.