Officials stated Saturday that Colombia's most sought drug trafficker, "Otoniel," had been apprehended, marking a big success for the country's administration. Dairo Antonio Usuga, the leader of the Gulf Clan, the country's largest narco-trafficking group, was apprehended near one of his key bases in Necocli, near the Panamanian border.
Colombia's most wanted drug trafficker and the leader of the country's largest criminal gang has been captured. Dairo Antonio Usuga , better known as Lord otoniel was seized after a joint operation by the army,air Force and police on Saturday. The government had offered a $800,000 reward for information about his whereabouts, while the USA a $5m bounty on his head.
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