Nicknamed “Nino Guerrero”, imprisoned in Tocoron, is appointed as the gangster in charge of managing the criminal group’s extortion.
manners , Peruvian police deny that he is actually a member of the “Train de Aragua”.
Former Peruvian national team footballer Luis “Cato” Guadalupe said on Wednesday he had received death threats from a man who identified himself as a member of the “Train de Aragua”.
Sports University figures received a call last Monday in which the alleged hitman identified himself as members of a Venezuelan criminal organization.
The criminal gang demanded 5,000 soles, which is equivalent to about $1,260, so that his life could not be tried.
Guadalupe, which owns a provincial restaurant in Callao, the neighboring region of Lima, announced on the RPP radio station that the Peruvian national police had denied that the person who called him was under the name “Aragua Train”. It was a known criminal gang. ,
Considering it “impossible” for them to work in the Callao area. Guadalupe has confirmed that thanks to guarantees from the authorities, she will continue her work as usual.
“They have sent policemen here to be around at the restaurant, they have given me some recommendations and the peace of mind that one wants,” the former football player told RPP.
In the first half of 2022, more than 5,200 extortionists have been reported in Peru, which is more than the figures for 2021 in the same period, according to PNP data.
According to the NGO Insight Crime, criminal gangs that emerged in Venezuela in the early 2000s have already committed crimes in Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile.
Their activities are related to extortion, kidnapping, murder, vehicle theft, drug sales, arms smuggling, human trafficking, food smuggling and fraud.
The leader of the Aragua Train, Hector Rustenford Guerrero Flores, aka “Nino Guerrero”, is believed to have directed more than 2,700 members and associates of the organization from Tocoron Prison (Venezuela).
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