Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
José Salvador Paniagua Ventura, a Salvadoran with a long criminal history, suspected gang member, He was deported by US authorities and arrested on his arrival in El Salvador.
Panigua was arrested at the International Airport Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero and among the list of crimes attributed Salvadoran authorities, is murder and an attack on police in which participated last year.
According to official data, Paniagua, alias Chepe, of 33 years was located the 8 September in Houston, Texas, U.S, by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE acronym.
El Salvador had been arrested by the authorities in his country, homicio attempted against a police, by terrorist organizations and illegal possession of weapons. But nevertheless, for a while he was hiding in the North American country.
The autoriades of El Salvador and the United States, They said the capture is the result of coordination between security offices and police of both countries.
further, Research suggests that Paniagua, along with other alleged gang members, They concentrated their criminal activities in San Miguel, Santa Rosa de Lima, Conchagua and La Union, municipalities located to the east of the country.
A few weeks ago, members of the United States Department of Justice and the Attorney, From El Salvador, They said that there is a close relationship between gang members operating in eastern El Salvador and gang members operating in the US East Coast.