“El Rafa” Captured in Bogota, Columbia
Captured in Bogota ”El Rafa”, Mexican capo despatched to Colombia by ”El Mayo” Zambada
By: Carlo Alvarez
The Colombian Anti-narcotics Police carried out an operation on Saturday, April 13, in Bogotá, Colombia, by which they arrested alias “El Rafa”, some of the needed Mexican drug traffickers by the Worldwide Legal Police Group (Interpol, for its acronym in English) and American intelligence businesses.
In accordance with native media Noticias Caracol and El Tiempo, who reported the incident, “El Rafa” was captured whereas strolling down a avenue within the heart of the Colombian capital, and as he didn’t carry identification paperwork with him on the time of the seize, he requested the brokers to take him to his Mercedez Benz automobile, from which he extracted a false identification.
Particular investigations of the Colombian Police, cited by native media, guarantee that “El Rafa” is the principle emissary in Colombia of Ismael Zambada García, “El Mayo”, chief of the Sinaloa Cartel, to whom he dealt with his enterprise within the nation South American.
Carlos Bueno, colonel of the Colombian Anti-narcotics Police, reported that “El Rafa” had escaped a police operation two years in the past, and that whereas he was making an attempt to rearrange enterprise for “El Mayo”, the Mexican capo had acquired greater than ten luxurious properties and automobiles within the cities of Cartagena, Cali, Medellín and Bogotá.
“He continued investing in actual property, we all know he made acquisitions of fairly costly actual property and this gave them transparency and legality to their cash, product of the sale of cocaine,” added Colonel Bueno, including that “El Rafa” was one of many fundamental hyperlinks of Colombian organized crime with Mexican cartels.
The colonel of the Colombian Anti-narcotics Police defined that the presence of Mexican drug lords in Colombia has elevated within the final two years, including 24 arrests in 2019 and 45 in 2018. “We perceive that they’ve come to be a part of the chain, they’ve come to contact the organizations, they themselves have come to confirm the product, the cocaine they’re shopping for, to be despatched to Mexico later, “he defined.
“It has been alarming to see how these organizations have come to the nation as a way to confirm the product, as a way to make investments within the laboratories, make contacts, purchase the drug and confirm high quality. They’re very nicely established within the space, they’ve territorial management and infrastructure, ” stated the colonel.
NOTE: Not one supply I checked out used his full actual identify, I’m nonetheless wanting !