Police captured 13 Venezuelans in flagrante delicto for robbery in TransMilenio in Bogotá and a judge set them free

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The Police had delivered probative material that implicated the detainees in the thefts inside the transport system, however the prosecuting entity decided to release them< /h2>

Police captured 13 in flagrante delicto Venezuelans for robbery in TransMilenio in Bogotá and a judge set them free

The Prosecutor's Office released a criminal gang made up of 13 Venezuelans dedicated to theft in Transmilenio

During a police operation, a criminal gang made up of 13 Venezuelans had been identified and captured Venezuelan, men and women were dedicated to committing crimes within the articulated that make up the public transport system of the city of Bogotá.Despite the fact that the authorities delivered abundant evidentiary material for their prosecution, at the preliminary hearing, the guarantee control judge released them.

These are 13 subjects of Venezuelan nationalitywho intimidated passengers of the Transmilenio buses with an armed hand, in order to strip them of their belongings.

The events occurred, according to the account from the authorities, at the Transmilenio station Calle 26 when subjects enter the section and once the emergency exit doors are closed, one of them pulls out a firearm and among all the members of the gang, who call themselves 'Los del Centro,' they begin to strip the belongings of the passengers of the Transmilenio bus. This story is consistent with what was captured by the security cameras and what was narrated by the police officers who carried out the follow-up.

One of the citizens (passengers) when observing these events tries to flee the scene to which one of the criminals observes him and attacks him with a blow to his head with the firearm, causing him a serious injury”, reported Major Elkin Morales, commander of Transmilenio.

In the midst of the hectic scene and when the authorities were alerted to these events, they intercepted the mass transportation F14 at the Transmilenio station Calle 19, and begin with the acknowledgment and identification of the alleged criminal perpetrators of these events, of which the citizenry points to 7 men and 6 women.

The The police reported that they are all foreign nationals: Venezuelans between the ages of 21 and 41, one of whom was the one carrying the firearm with which he attacked the citizen who was trying to flee from the place where the facts.

These subjects have 5 stolen cell phones in their possession, for which they are captured under the crimes of conspiracy to commit a crime, aggravated theft and personal injury,” declared Major Elkin Morales, Transmilenio commander.

The women and men were left before the competent authority, who, as indicated at the beginning, a guarantee control judge released them, despite the fact that in the videos of the security cameras of the public transport system, it has been all the recorded evidence and that, according to the police, directly involved them in the crime that was being formulated.

The judge released a criminal gang made up of 13 Venezuelans dedicated to theft in Transmilenio

Citizens fear that the gang that has plagued the city center will commit crimes again with more force and new strategies that will continue to disturb the well-being and tranquility of the people who frequent this area of ​​the city.

The mayor of the city, Claudia López, spoke about the actions of the Judge and published without censorship the photo of the members of the criminal gang:

13 robbers captured by @PoliciaBogota with white and firearms, in flagrante delicto after having robbed and injured the victims, with cell phones and other belongings stolen in Transmilenio. The Prosecutor requested detention in jail. The guarantee judge denied it and set them free ”, the first president wrote on her Twitter account.

Police arrested 13 Venezuelans for robbery in TransMilenio in Bogotá and a judge set them free

The mayor of the city, Claudia López, spoke about the judge's actions and published the photo of the members of the criminal gang without censorship