The soccer player was murdered in Cali in 2004.
Assets of the criminal organization “La Banda Negra”, which participated in the murder of soccer player Albeiro “El Palomo” Usurriaga, were seized by the Prosecutor’s Office this Thursday. According to the investigative entity, this group is also attributed murders, torture, disappearances and kidnappings that occurred in Cali (Valle del Cauca), between 1999 and 2006.
The occupation of this property is part of a large investigation that is being carried out to impact the heritage of the aforementioned criminal structure, already dismantled. The affected property will remain at the disposal of the Special Assets Company (SAE). pic.twitter.com/ZOHivdZAiX
– Colombia Prosecutor’s Office (@FiscaliaCol) March 31, 2022
The occupied property is located in Bogotá and, says the Prosecutor’s Office, it would have been acquired with money obtained from the commission of homicides and other illegal activities of this gang. The property, apparently, is owned by the leader of the criminal group.
“La Banda Negra”, according to what the investigative entity states, would be responsible for the soccer player’s homicides in February 2004; that of the DAS detective, Jhonny Virgilio Cárdenas; that of Police Wandeley Castillo Grajales; and that of the brothers Jorge Alberto and Jaime Raúl Orejuela López.
The intervention of these assets occurs within the framework of an investigation carried out by the Prosecutor’s Office against the disjointed gang, in order, according to the investigating entity, to affect the organization’s assets. This asset, for now, remains at the disposal of the Special Assets Company (SAE).
For the murder of the athlete, in 2014 the sentence against Luis Eduardo Suárez was finalized, alias The Bachelor. The man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the crimes of aggravated homicide, aggravated conspiracy to commit a crime, manufacturing, trafficking and carrying firearms and ammunition. The Supreme Court was the one that determined the sentence for the murderer.
the pigeon He was assassinated at the age of 31, after having played for Atlético Nacional, Independiente de Avellaneda (Argentina) and was summoned to the qualifying matches of the Colombian National Team for the 1990 and 1994 World Cups.
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