The detainees were placed at the disposal of the competent authorities
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In 2017, 399 people have been arrested for different crimes in Córdoba and Bajo Cauca in Antioquia.
While developing the Military and Police Operation Agamenón II against the Gulfs Clan, troops of the Eleventh Brigade, attached to the Seventh Division of the National Army, in coordination with the National Police, caught two alleged members of that criminal structure, which commits crimes in Córdoba and Bajo Cauca in Antioquia.
Troops of the Infantry Battalion no. 33 - Batalla subdued alias Tapuma, who has been a member of the organization for two years and served as an armed patrolman. This individual surrendered and delivered an AK-47 rifle and two hand grenades. It has been established that Tapuma was the right hand of alias 21. The subject was put at the disposal of the Specialized Prosecutor's Office 55 against the organized crime in Montería.
Additionally, the troops from the Military Gaula Bajo Cauca arrived in the municipality of Caucasia, Antioquia. Leidys Johana Martínez Padilla, aka Laidys, was caught in flagrante. This woman was in charge of collecting extortions to merchants and ranchers of the region, reaching 25 to 30 million pesos per month. The detainee, who was left at the disposal of the Prosecutor's Office 150 for the crime of aggravated extortion, was seized cash and a motorcycle.
Also, soldiers of Gaula Militar Córdoba, while carrying out República Operation and in an interagency action with the Technical Investigation Corps, CTI, arrested an individual with a valid warrant for the crime of personal injuries with anatomical or functional loss of an organ or limb. The detainee was placed at the disposal of the First Court of Penalties and Security Measures of Montería.
The troops of the Eleventh Brigade of the Seventh Division of the National Army will continue carrying out unified actions supported by joint, coordinated and inter-institutional efforts, in order to fulfill the constitutional mission and achieve institutional control of the territory.