The officer then draws his gun from its holster and cocks it before attaching the weapon back to his waist.
Ceballos did not specify the names of the people detained, nor how many cartel members were taken into custody. He said some individuals from Brazil were also detained, and said all would be presented to the country’s courts.
The UAE sent a third aid shipment carrying 6 metric tons of critical medical supplies to Colombia to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The trio were rescued after seven hours of using their illegal cargo as makeshift life rafts in the shark-infested waters of the Pacific Ocean.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised by $6.5 billion a flexible credit line offered to Colombia to about $17.2 billion, aiming to help the country cope with the economic effects of COVID-19.