"Today, officials from the Special Unit's technical investigation corps, in association with the Army, were able to capture six of its members. Five of them formed the financial line and one of them a political link to the organization," the director of the Special Investigation Unit (UEI) of the Attorney General's Office, Luisa Obando Guerrero, said.
According to local news media, El Choco authorities detained Riosucio town councilor Ever Garcia, who was in complicity with Clan del Golfo gang. The Clan del Golfo gang paid him $690 monthly.
Garcia collected extortion payments from merchants and contractors and alerted the criminal organization about police movements and operations.
Colombia's 500km, 16 day long, 'March for Diginity' reaching Bogotá earlier today. Black & Indigenous campesino groups demand an end to the state-backed killing of social leaders. Even during lockdown, one leader is killed every 3 days by the US' allies.pic.twitter.com/tgnpsbEfkR