On Thursday, the Colombian authorities sentenced a member of the Gulf Clan – the most powerful drug trafficking network in the country – to 21 years in prison on Thursday for the murder of a municipal leader and for human rights at a & # 39; Colombian northern area.
The attorney general's office indicated that the alias "El Paisa" was found guilty of the death of municipal leader Luis Arturo Franco – which took place on March 6, 2018 in Cordoba – for murder, traffic and manufacturing crimes and transportation of aggravated weapons.
It was not known in which prison this member of the Gulf Clan will serve his sentence for over 20 years.
Two days ago, the Prosecutor underlined that of the 302 cases reported by the United Nations involving the death of municipal leaders and human rights, 177 were clarified and that the authors would be dissidents of the missing revolutionary armed forces of Colombia (FARC), the guerrillas National Liberation Army (ELN) and the clan.
According to the Ombudsman's Office, 462 human rights leaders in Colombia were killed from January 2016 to the end of February 2019.