Colombia to extradite an alleged drug trafficker to the US

UPI.com on March 14, 2013 released the following updated story:

“BOGOTA, March 14 (UPI) — The supreme court in Colombia approved the extradition of Diego Perez Henao to face charges in the United States for allegedly trafficking cocaine.

Henao, who is known by the name Diego Rastrojo, was arrested June 3 in Venezuela for his role as the military command of the drug trafficking organization Los Rastrojos, an offshoot of the now-defunct Norte del Valle Cartel, Colombia Reports said Wednesday.

Los Rastrojos allegedly has ties to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel.

Rastrojo will face charges in federal court in Florida for allegedly trafficking tons of cocaine into the United States, the website reported.

He is being investigated in Colombia for his alleged involvement in killings, forced disappearances and extortion.”

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