Drug trafficking and other crimes are taking up huge space in our society. One such cartel lord, Dairo Antonio Usuga who is the leader of Clan del Golfo was captured and arrested by special authorities of Colombian government. Even though the government has banned drugs such as cocaine.
Colombia’s President Iván Duque Márquez has taken care about officially announcing and is confident on the news of capturing. He has announced that they will be telecasting the news about the official capture of Dairo Antonio Usuga a.k.a. Otoniel on Saturday. He has given a statement on the achievement and said, “This coup is only comparable to the fall of Pablo Escobar in the 90s”. This makes us understand the severity of the news and what exactly the Colombian government has acquired.
Dario Usuga Arrested
The president has given up another statement, “Otoniel was the most feared drug trafficker in the world, a murderer of policemen, soldiers, social leaders, and a recruiter of minors.” Who exactly was Otoniel? He is a 50 years old drug lord and he was captured during a mission on delivering some drug at the Colombia’s Uraba region, which is located in Antioquia province. The Colombian authorities took over the mission and successfully arrested the drug lord. As per the reports from police officials, they lost one officer during the operation, which saddens the heart of the country.
The cartel operated by Otoniel had major criminals and people who were members of former terrorists groups. This cartel indulges various criminal faces and are acquired to be extremely violent. The cartel is heavily armed as well, that’s why bringing down the leader Otoniel was really important for the government. Currently, the authorities are trying to extract information to shut down all the active operations that are going on.
How much is Otoniel Net worth 2021
As per the previous reports, a bounty of $5 million was setup in New York towards any information that will be given about Otoniel. The Colombia government as well offered almost $800,000 for any information and whereabouts on the drug cartel leader. The president has given a strong statement warning all the criminals, “To all criminals and narco traffickers: either you surrender, or we will come and get you.” People have taken a sigh of relief after this capture indeed.