26 gang members apprehended

A total of 26 people were apprehended as the result of an anti-gang operation carried out this morning in different sectors of the township of Juan Díaz.

Firearms, ammunition and money were seized during the operation of which the Prosecutor’s Office of the Illicit Association of the Public Ministry and the National Police were in charge.

According to the authorities, those apprehended would allegedly be linked to acts of homicide, robbery, kidnapping, drug trafficking as well as other crimes.

The police also reported that, simultaneously during the actions in Juan Díaz, gang members were captured, including a ringleader, in the province of Los Santos.