They capture the criminal gang “Alfa Siete” linked to human trafficking in Guatemala

The PNC highlights that the police presence is maintained in Huehuetenango.

Photo: National Civil Police of Guatemala. / Courtesy

Guatemalan authorities transferred this Tuesday from Huehuetenango to the FAG, zone 13 of the capital, presumed members of the “Alpha Seven” criminal structure linked to the crime of human trafficking in the country.

According to the National Civil Police of Guatemala, the arrests were carried out during raids carried out by elements of the PNC and personnel from the Public Ministry.

The 26 raids were carried out in Huehuetenango, Quiché, Totonicapán, Baja Verapaz and Alta Verapaz, to make the previous arrest warrants effective.

The authorities also highlighted the participation of the US agency Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

They explained that of the 19 captured, four of them are for extradition purposes: Felipe Diego Alonzo, alias Siete, Nesly Norberto Martínez Gómez, alias Canche, Juan Gutiérrez Castro, alias Andrés, and Leonel Mateo Mateo, alias Batlay.

Finally, the Guatemalan National Police reiterated to the public the importance of denouncing those acts or persons that violate life and safety.

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