At a clinic in Barranquilla remains the Santandero patrolman Jhindarwin Jiménez Badillo, who was wounded in a coward by attacking a bomb 'Molotov' truck attached to the Fiscal and Customs Police, Polfa, who was working in Maicao to combat the sale of gasoline smuggled.
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Although the prognosis of the state of health of the police, of 32 years, is stable and remains conscious, still is in the Unit of Intensive Care, UCI, of an badistance center of the Atlantic capital, because the doctors do not want to risk their life for the seriousness of the burns.
We reject the insane attack against our police in #Maicao. If you have information about the facts, call us at 123. Absolute reservation! (Amateur video) #YoCuidoAQuienMeCuida pic.twitter.com/PzM8uG34jA
– Colombian Police (@PoliciaColombia) November 26, 2018
"We already managed to get his wife to travel to Barranquilla to accompany our wounded policeman. Remains in the ICU with mechanical help to breathe, but not permanent. The truth, we do not want to risk anything, "said the commander of the Metropolitan Police of Bucaramanga, Brigadier General Manuel Vásquez.
The officer confirmed that patrolman Jiménez Badillo suffered burns to his back and bad, but that his life is not compromised by these injuries.
"He (Patricio Jiménez) had the good fortune to escape from the fire because he got out of the truck, through the rear glbad of the cabin. But our other partner did have to cross the intense fire to get out of the vehicle, "said the commander of the Mebuc.
Brigadier General Vásquez added that for now Jhindarwin Jimenez's mother is not aware of the health status of her son, as she had just undergone cardiovascular surgery. However, he added, "the idea is that when the patrol car improves, be with him."
The young policeman is known to be married, he is the father of two children of 3 and 6 years old and was raised in the Manuela Beltrán neighborhood, located in the south of Bucaramanga.
We reject the attack against @PoliciaColombia in Maicao #LaGuajira: Two of our uniformed officers, who were carrying out operations against the hydrocarbon traffic, were injured after they were thrown with incendiary bombs. One of the alleged perpetrators was captured.
– General Jorge Nieto (@GeneralNietoR) November 25, 2018
Severe health condition of another injured
On the other hand, the other wounded policeman, the subintendent Giovanny Palomino, is being held in the ICU of a Maicao clinic, because he has third degree burns in 80% of his body and his health condition is serious.
The subintendent was going to be transferred to Bogotá, but due to his critical state of health, he continues in a health center in this town.
Case of the recent attack on uniformed @PoliciaColombia in #Maicao, #LaGuajira, it was retaliation of the criminals. No gasoline contraband or crime of any kind has a place in Colombia. #Public force will intensify fight against crime
– Guillermo Botero (@GuillermoBotero) November 25, 2018
Vanguardia.com was able to establish that in the development of several operations in Maicao the capture of one of the authors of the attack was achieved; it would be a minor of 16 years, who now will have to answer for the crimes of violence against public servants and damages in the good of the state.
According to the authorities after this brutal attack would be the smuggler boss alias 'The Mayor'.