Colombia’s National Police on Tuesday claimed the arrest of 140 suspected members of neo-paramilitary and drug gangs.
The majority of the arrests were made in the department of Antioquia.
According to the police, 88 members of the network of the “Office of Envigado,” 19 members of “Los Rastrojos,” “17 members of “Los Urabeños,” 13 members of “Los Paisas,” two members of “ERPAC” and one member of “Renacer” were arrested.
The police also seized 109 firearms and 1,363 rounds of ammunition.
According to the police, it has arrested 2,456 members of neo-paramilitary and drug gangs so far this year.