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One of El Salvador's most wanted gang members has been arrested in Guatemala

One of El Salvador’s most wanted gang members has been arrested in Guatemala

Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Guatemala’s National Civil Police confirmed the detention of a confirmed gang member this Saturday Bario 18 of El Salvador Byron Aristides Tobias Moroquine, or “El Cordo”, 29, is said to be one. Members of the Most Wanted Gang in that country.

The capture took place in the San Jose neighborhood in the municipality of Palin in the southern part of Esquintla, about 40 kilometers away. South of Guatemala City.

Researchers National Unit Against Gang Development (Deepanda) Guatemalan police and the International Police Organization (Interpol) have identified Tobias Marroguan, who has been wanted by justice since 2016.

Lee: One of El Salvador’s most wanted gang members has been arrested in Guatemala

The Guatemalan Commonwealth said in a statement that Tobias Moroquin was “an alleged member”. Mara18 in El Salvador, And two international arrest warrants for possession and possession offenses dated November 1, 2016, and aggravated homicide dated May 5, 2017. “

The two arrest warrants were issued by courts in El Salvador, the source said.
After the arrest Tobias Moroquin, Interpol Guatemala He was transferred to the border of Vale Nuevo in the municipality of Jalpaigua in the Department of Jutiaba, 127 kilometers southeast of the Guatemalan capital, ” Salvador women, ‚ÄĚpolice said.

The Ganges, considered to be the legacy of the Salvador Civil War (1980-1992), were strengthened by the deportation of gang members from the United States, as opposed to the security plans implemented during El Salvador’s last four administrations.

Government From President Naib Bukel, Who came to power on June 1, 2019, is implementing a plan to regain control of territories controlled by “marauders”.

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Salvadoran Management Attributes Under the plan, there will be a significant reduction in homicides in his country, which reached 1,322 in 2020, much lower than what was recorded in 2019, when 2,398 violent deaths were calculated.

Official data indicates that El Salvador recorded 30 days without massacres in 2020, which is “the greatest achievement of the security strategy promoted by the government.”