CARACAS, Wednesday November 14, 2012 | Update

Drug lord "Crazy" Barrera deported to Colombia

Barrera was deported along with drug-traffickers Jorge Milton Cifuentes and Eduardo Mejía, wanted by Interpol, the Minister of the Interior and Justice said

Barrera was expected to be picked up at Venezuela's international airport Simón Bolívar (Handout photo)
Wednesday November 14, 2012  03:48 PM
Drug lord Daniel Barrera (aka Crazy Barrera) was deported to Colombia on Wednesday along with Jorge Milton Cifuentes Villa and Eduardo Acosta Mejía, all of whom are wanted by Interpol, Minister of the Interior and Justice Néstor Reverol informed.

Reverol said that Barrera is "one of the most wanted men worldwide." He was captured on September 18 by officials of the National Guard and Venezuela's National Anti-Drug Office (ONA) in Venezuela. At the moment of his detention, Barrera carried a fake Colombian passport.

He was captured after operations conducted by 15 intelligence teams deployed across five Venezuelan states.

Barrera was expected to be picked up by a Colombian police aircraft at Venezuela's international airport Simón Bolívar.
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