Mayo 19, 1998
Case: Bernabé Cortés
Legal correspondent for Noticiero CVN, Cali, Valle del Cauca.
He was traveling in a taxi when he and the driver were shot.
On May 2, 2002 Julio César Ospina Chavarro was sentenced by the Cali Specialized Circuit Criminal Court to 40 years in prison on charges of aggravated homicide and illegal possession of and trafficking in arms.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Julio César Ospina Chavarro
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)
In 1998 Julio César Ospina Chavarro was arrested and in 2002 was convicted and sentenced.