Monday, October 2, 2023

The first Colombian to be extradited to the US on charges of trafficking deadly fentanyl. Who is this?

Dabinsson Niño Meyer must answer to the US authorities for the crimes of illegal drug trafficking, conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. According to the investigation, Dabinsson Niño, together with his organization, would be responsible for the distribution of large quantities of fentanyl between 2017 and 2019, mainly in the states of Pennsylvania and New York.

According to the Colombian police, Niño Meyer was allegedly a member of a criminal organization dedicated to trafficking this substance; Likewise, “it was found that within the organization there are specific responsibilities such as maintaining, marketing fentanyl and distributing the profits derived therefrom to the members of the organization,” the national authority said.

The authority added: “Thus, in the last hours, after extensive police cooperation, the first extradition by the national government of the 39-year-old Colombian citizen Dabinsson Niño Meyer from the city of Bogotá to the United States took place,” who is in a district court of the country in question for the crimes of illegal drug trafficking, conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.

Alarms are raised about fentanyl in Colombia. One of the most recent statements was that of President Gustavo Petro, who proposed a strategy to deal with this problem that is causing difficulties for several states in the United States.

Gustavo Petro wants to set up health centers in nightclubs that check whether a substance contains fentanyl or not

According to the governor, “In our cities, and this is an order I will issue, municipal party sites must have public health units with a tool that allows for the detection of fentanyl.”

Likewise, the President of the Republic said: “So that any boy or girl who has acquired substances in the nightclub can confidently have the opportunity to hand them over to a man in a booth so that he can tell him if they contain fentanyl.” and it can say yes or no using your device.”

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Authorities have revealed that drug traffickers are mixing the drug fentanyl with drugs like heroin to enhance the effects of the second substance.

The authority also explained: “Fentanyl is a substance classified as a synthetic opioid with an effect similar to that of morphine, but 50 to 100 times stronger.” This substance is used as a medication in patients with severe pain and can be administered as an injection, patch, pill or drops are administered; According to the World Health Organization (WHO), fentanyl is in the “third tier of the analgesic ladder for pain management.”

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