Salvatore Mancuso is released by court order; Inpec reviewed his ticket to leave La Picota

Salvatore Mancuso is released by court order; Inpec reviewed his ticket to leave La Picota
Salvatore Mancuso is released by court order; Inpec reviewed his ticket to leave La Picota

Around noon on Wednesday, vans from the National Protection Unit (UNP) entered the La Picota prison to begin the procedure with which the Former paramilitary leader Salvatore Mancuso will be released in the next few hours. This is because the Inpec concluded that it has no pending legal proceedings that would prevent it leaving the Bogotá prison where he was sent after being deported from the United States.

The acting director of Inpec, the Lieutenant Colonel Rolando Ramirezexplained through a video that the Inpec provided a legal team in order to review other pending processes, with the support of the Minister of Justice, we have had communication with the different judicial authorities, in order to obtain a prompt and forceful response to pending requests that would allow the freedom of Mr. Salvatore Mancuso.”

And he added that “today, The La Picota establishment confirms that there are no pending requirementsLikewise, coordination has been carried out with the UNP in order to provide a security plan for Mancuso. Thus, after reviewing the pending legal proceedings and not finding any decision that allows him to be deprived of his liberty and after coordination has been carried out regarding his security, Mr. Salvatore Mancuso will be released.”

UNP security detail for Salvatore Mancuso after order to leave La Picota.

Photo:Sergio Acero/El Tiempo

The UNP, in the face of the freedom of the ‘expara’, He indicated through X that he has two agreements with the JEP, one for the security of the magistrates and another for people he defines as victims.“In the case of Salvatore Mancuso, the JEP requests a scheme and the UNP complies with the agreement,” they stressed.

There has been talk of Mancuso’s freedom since you landed in the country on February 27, however It has not been carried out because he had three pending convictions in ordinary courts. for crimes committed in the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC), of which he was head of the Catatumbo Block.

In addition, several offices had security measures against him, which were reviewed by the defense of the convicted man who applied to Justice and Peace years ago, headed by criminal lawyers Jaime Paeres and Nelson Menjura.

Salvatore Mancuso attends the proceedings from La Picota.

Photo:TIME

Regarding the three convictions, the Judge Luz Marina Zamora of execution of sentences a few months ago granted Mancuso the freedom on probationbut that process was entangled by a The mess between Justice and Peace and the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP). Both corporations claim to be aware of the judicial cases involving the former paramilitary chief, and therefore a positive conflict was raised before the Constitutional Courtwho will have the last word.

Because of that, Judge Zamora chose not to speak again until the high court decidedbut the Justice and Peace Chamber of the Bogotá Court ordered a couple of weeks ago that when it comes to the freedom of a person, a fundamental right in the country, Despite the conflict in the Court, a decision had to be made. compared to the processes that Zamora had.

UNP security detail for Salvatore Mancuso after order to leave La Picota.

Photo:Sergio Acero/El Tiempo

After that, Mancuso’s defenders began by filing a habeas corpus petition in the Bogotá Court so that justice would speed up his release.which the Inpec must grant with an exit ticket once it substantiates the resume of the convicted ‘expara’.

That is to say, When I finish checking that for the more than 30 processes that I had in the system there is no requirement. Once he is free, Mancuso will go to Medellin, from where he hopes to be determined figure of peace manager that was granted to him by the government of President Gustavo Petroan appointment that was questioned in the Justice and Peace Court of Barranquilla because it apparently does not specify the functions or the areas in which the former paramilitary leader would carry them out.

Carlos López – Justice Editorial – @CarlosL49 – [email protected]

 
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