18 people were captured over the weekend in Huila

The Police of the Huila department reported the capture of 18 people involved in various crimes.

In the midst of the plans to request background information, identify people, and register and control at points of high influx and complexity due to alcohol consumption and acts of intolerance, the police carried out these results.


In the security and citizen coexistence operation deployed in the 33 municipalities of its jurisdiction, the police captured 18 people. Twelve of these arrests were made in flagrante delicto and six by court orders. Among those detained are people wanted for crimes such as homicide, theft, illegal possession of firearms, sexual crimes and drug trafficking.

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Specifically, four arrests were for qualified and aggravated robbery, three for domestic violence, four for illegal possession of firearms, two for violence against a public servant and one for homicide and sexual crimes. In the municipality of Pitalito, the SIJIN captured two men sentenced to 54 months in prison for manufacturing, trafficking and illegal possession of firearms. Likewise, in the Tequendama neighborhood of Pitalito, a man wanted by the first promiscuous court of Villa Garzón Putumayo was arrested, accused of abusive carnal access and sexual acts with a minor under 14 years of age.

In addition to the arrests, the police recovered three motorcycles, one of them with a person captured for reception. More than 40 knives and sharp items were also seized in liquor stores and main roads, thus preventing possible acts of violence.

The Huila Police Department invited citizens to continue reporting any event that may affect coexistence and security in their territories, using emergency lines 123 or 165 for cases of extortion.

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