Peru, ringleaders arrested for 2009 pirate attack on tourist boat

Posted on August 28, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Organized Crime, Peru, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL

River captured pirates who raided Gaston Acurio

Police Criminal Investigation Division (DIVINCRI) captured the two alleged ringleaders of the gang “Pirates of the Amazon River,” known in the underworld underworld as ‘Salamanca’ and ‘Battery’, involved in the assault on the chef Gaston Acurio national, his wife and a group of tourists when roamed the Amazon on a cruise ship.Marcial Mozombite King (35) ‘Salamanca’ and Hugo Vásquez Shapiama (36) ‘Battery’ was captured yesterday morning in the jurisdiction of Manantay, at the request of the Fourth Criminal Court of Coronel Portillo.

CHARGE. ‘Salamanca’ and Battery ‘complicity in five other subjects, July 26, 2009 chef Gaston Acurio assaulted when traveling in a boat on the Amazon River with his wife and 20 tourists to the city of Iquitos, where they robbed all their belongings. Read Article

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