Ronald Romero and Eduardo Pirela had ties to a gang of kidnappers, Conas reported on August 7.
A kidnapper, identified as Ronald Romero, and his accomplice, Eduardo Pirela, were shot dead in Cabimas.
The confrontation with the National Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping Command (Conas) took place this Friday in the Germán Linares parish, in the aforementioned municipality of the Costa Oriental del Lago subregion. A woman who was with the two criminals managed to escape, said Conas spokesmen.
They indicated that the two thugs were wounded in the middle of the shooting, and died when they arrived at the Federación ambulatory.
They were linked to a gang that plagues that subregion and spokesmen for the military unit assured this August 7 that Romero, nicknamed “El Ronita”, “was the material author of the kidnapping of Alcides López, according to file K-20-0089-00366 May 15. The victim was rescued. “
It was also related to cases of extortion, according to files N ° GNB-CONAS-GAES-11-ZULIA-UIC-COL: 0130-20 and 0485-20, 0296-20.
Two pistols and several cartridges found the GNB at the scene of the confrontation.