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Prosecutor Marcelo Pecci’s killers sentenced to 23 years in prison in Colombia

A court in Cartagena upholds the acceptance of the charges of four of the five arrested for the murder of a Paraguayan anti-mafia prosecutor Marcelo Daniele Pecki Albertini And sentenced him to 47 years in prison. But thanks to a reduced sentence for admitting charges, the sentence was 23 years and six months in prison.

On 6 June, after being charged with murder and illegal possession of weapons, Vendre Still, Scott Carrillo, Eversson Adrian Zabaleta Arrieta, Gabriel Carlos Luis Salinas Mendoza and Cristian Camilo Monsalve Londoa accepted responsibility for the incidents. Francis Luis Correa Galliano, the man convicted of the crime, pleaded not guilty.

Meera: Movements and shopping carried out by the killers accused of the murder of prosecutor Marcelo Pesic

The judge halved the sentence for the four convicts to accept the charge and avoid fatigue for justice, but It didn’t provide home-like benefits for the prisonl Further, he sentenced them to pay xx minimum wage fine and xx months disability.

In his sentence, the judge highlighted the work of the prosecutor’s office and the police to quickly reach those responsible “for the crime that concerns us”. He indicated that the videos and other technical evidence collected in the investigation provide evidence of the defendants’ responsibility in the criminal plan.

Left To Right: Above: Iverson Adrian Zabaleta Arrier, Marisol Londonna Bedoya, Cristian Camilo Monsalve Londono.  Below: Vendre Stills Scott Carrillo, Francisco Luis Correa Galliano.
Left to right: Above: Iverson Adrian Zabaleta Arrier, Marisol Londonna Bedoya, Cristian Camilo Monsalve Londono. Below: Vendre Stills Scott Carrillo, Francisco Luis Correa Galliano. , authority

The judicial officer also pointed out that each of the arrested persons played a role in the commission of the crime, either as a ‘shooter’, a ‘bell ringer’ or an artist.

Although only one person was fired, who was a Venezuelan citizen, each of them played their part to reach the ultimate goal, which was to kill prosecutor Pekci,” the judge said, noting that none of them The offense would not have been committed without the participation of could have been specified.

The Prosecutor Was In Colombia For His Honeymoon.
The prosecutor was in Colombia for his honeymoon. , Daniel Duarte. AFP

And he said that the mere fact that the woman raised her arms and stood on the edge of the sea so that the killers could find the place where the victim was and see the depth of the place, a significant contribution to the plan to commit a crime.

The judicial officer reading out the sentence insisted that although only one of the defendants carried the weapon used in prosecutor Pecky’s crime, all four must answer for the offense of illegally carrying a weapon.

family request

In due diligence, which was done virtually, before the prosecutor’s office began its presentation, Francisco Pecci, the brother of the murdered prosecutor, stated that all relatives were following the trial and that they were awaiting justice for the crime. Were.

“We hope that these four criminals will get the maximum possible punishment for us, which does not return our relatives, but these people should be stopped from continuing the crime,” Francisco said.

Faced with the judge’s explanation that they could initiate a comprehensive reimbursement event, the judicial officer’s brother said: “Most likely, we will not ask for reimbursement, they cannot return our brother to us and we Don’t want their dirty money.”

During the investigation, the defendants asked the floor to apologise. Marisol Londoo began by saying: “I want to ask the nation of Colombia and the family of Mr. Marcelo Pecci, Paraguay and the whole world to forgive me. I will not do such an act again, I am deeply sorry. Then Wendre Still Scott said, “I won’t make a mistake like this again.”

In turn, Iverson Adrian Zabaleta indicated: “I will not commit a crime like this again. I know I am not going to go back with an apology but with all my heart I do apologize. Finally Cristian Monsalve said: “I want to address the nation of Paraguay and apologize for what I did, I am very sorry, I will never do it again, I also want to apologize to my country, I have done it I have embarrassed, I have embarrassed my family and I am completely sorry. I do not have words to describe the family as I know that with these apologies I am not going to return their relative.”

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