This Tuesday, the Barranquilla Metropolitan Police reported the capture, through the units of the National Quadrant Community Surveillance Model, of one of the most wanted for the crime of homicide. The incident was made possible by an arrest warrant.
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The operation was carried out in the middle of a public street in the Villa María Selene neighborhood, in the municipality of Soledad (Atlántico), at a time when the quadrant patrols were carrying out prevention and control activities.
This individual would have blinded the life of a woman with a knife and was hiding in our city
The uniformed officers observed a person with a nervous attitude, which is why he was required to search the person. Upon verifying his background, he issued an arrest warrant for the crime of aggravated homicide.
The police institution indicated that this individual is allegedly wanted for events that occurred this year in Cali, where he is accused of inflicting several stab wounds on a woman under 16 years of age, causing her death.
“This individual would have blinded the life of a woman with a knife and was hiding in our city. Thanks to the work of surveillance, he is already out of circulation,” said Lieutenant Colonel Dave Figueroa, operational commander of the Barranquilla Metropolitan Police.
The brutal attack on his former romantic partner
This subject was left available to the competent authorities to answer for the aforementioned crime.
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It must be remembered that the case involving the individual occurred on September 5 in the Comuneros I neighborhood, in the east of the capital of Valle del Cauca, where the man brutally attacked his former romantic partner.
In the first instance, the victim was transferred to the Carlos Holmes Trujillo Hospital, but was later referred to the Hospital Universitario del Valle, where health personnel confirmed his death due to the severity of the injuries.
Deivis López Ortega
EL TIEMPO correspondent