Insecurity in Quibdó: the Mayor’s Office prohibits the male griller in the city center

Insecurity in Quibdó: the Mayor’s Office prohibits the male griller in the city center
Insecurity in Quibdó: the Mayor’s Office prohibits the male griller in the city center

This Saturday, May 18, 2024, a extraordinary security meeting at the Quibdó Police Department Command. The Mayor’s Office has said that during this weekend the decree will begin to take effect where the male griller will be prohibited, especially in the city center.

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The Government of Chocó has stated that will implement a first pilot for youth protective environments in the El Jardín neighborhood.

For its part, 25 new specialized police officers will arrive in the Chocó department, especially in the Gaula issue, to reduce the figures of extortion and freight.

The trade has made an urgent call to the national government also after Javier Padilla Gamboa, a native of Belén de Bajirá, Chocó, was murdered inside his premises in the Yesca Grande neighborhood, in Quibdó.

The Police assured that The person who committed the crime has already been identified.

“He had two records as a victim, specifically one for extortion and one for theft. He also had records as allegedly indicted, for threats and for an alleged scam”said Colonel Carlos Rojas, commander of the Chocó Police.

So far this year, 50 homicides have been committed in Quibdó. Extortion, freight and theft from commercial establishments have commerce in check.

Nubia Córdoba Cury, governor of Chocó, referred to what she considers to be one of the worst weeks in terms of public order.

“With attacks against businesses, with explosives, with homicides, with escape from La Victoria Prison. We have had one of the worst weeks. “It has been a week of horror,” said Córdoba.

“We are waiting for a reinforcement of five units that will come to us from people specialized in the fight against extortion. and we continue to ask citizens to report,” added Colonel Rojas.

Wearing purple and black ribbons, the merchants on 24th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, require effective security measures.

Kevin Mena, a merchant from the Yesca Grande neighborhood, stated that “It is an event that has the inhabitants of Quibdó very hurt and we really ask that the Government put its hand on its heart because what has happened is very sad.”

As of this Saturday, May 18, 2024, the decree of the Mayor’s Office of Quibdó begins to take effect in which Grilling is prohibited 24 hours a day in the city center.

“This emergency situation due to insecurity forces us to take these types of measures. Initially, as I say, they will be in the center of the city, between Carrera 1 and Carrera 9, and 20th Street and 31st Street.”explained Rafael Bolaños, mayor of Quibdó.

The Mayor’s Office of Quibdó It is also studying the possibility of decreeing a dry law and curfew, especially on weekends.

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