Capture of highly sought after drug trafficker Dior Antonio Asuka, known as “Otoniel” ColombiaThe president on Saturday promised that this would be the biggest blow to drug trafficking since the fall of Pablo Escobar in 1993. Evan Duke.
“This is the hardest blow to drug trafficking in our country in this century, which is comparable to the fall of Pablo Escobar.”, In a statement he gave at the Ptolemaic military base in the center of the country, Duke said he would confirm the leader’s arrest Gulf Clan.
Duke explained: “An apparent and precise joint operation was carried out under the name of Operation Osiris.
To the National Government, “AutonomyHe was one of the most wanted drug traffickers in the country and was rewarded with 3,000 million pesos (approximately $ 800,000) in his head; For the United States – on the “Clinton list” – it is one of the most dangerous drug traffickers and money launderers in the world, paid up to $ 5 million.
The president insisted that the nickname be “autonomous.” “The most feared drug trafficker in the world”, And this is a “Recruiter of guards, soldiers, community leaders and minors.
The drug smuggler, who had been besieged and besieged for several months by the army and police in Urabe in the northwestern part of the country, was caught in a remote area near Nudo de Paramillo between the two mountains, police said.
When he was led by soldiers armed with guns after leaving an army helicopter, he appeared in “Otonial” films wearing “trousers and shirt and with his hands tied behind his back, laughing at various media outlets”.
End of the Gulf Clan
In addition, the capture of the leader of this group marks the “end of Clan del Golfo”, according to the Duke, the country’s largest criminal gang dedicated to drug trafficking.
“To all who belong to this criminal structure, the message I am sending you is clear and strong: either they will immediately submit to justice or the full weight of the law will fall on them in the same way.” Threatened the president.
According to the Colombian government, The Gulf Clan – A group formed from the loosening of Colombia’s paramilitary United Security Forces – is responsible for sending tons of cocaine to the United States and setting up a criminal network dedicated to extorting money from traders. Merchants in the Urabe region bordering Parama and mainly on the Atlantic coast.
The nickname “Otonyl” has been actively sought by thousands of police and military participants in the two phases of “Operation Agamemnon” in the Urbe region since 2015, by which dozens of men were killed and captured under his command and tons of cocaine.
Not only has he been accused of being a member of a drug trafficking and criminal gang, but he is also known as a “child abuser” and “known for this dementia that has led to repeated abuse of children and adolescents,” the president said today.
The deportation order will act in response to the government, the president said, adding that “this is not an impediment, the whole truth about the crimes in the rest of the country will be known.”