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Alberto Santofimio

Alberto Santofimio Botero is a Colombian politician member of the Colombian Liberal Party.
He has been Minister of Justice, a two-time presidential candidate and a senator.
He was considered to be on close terms with famed drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

In the 90's, Santofimio was arrested and charged with receiving money from drug trafficking in order to support his campaign for the presidency of Colombia.
He was released after serving a short term prison sentence.

During the investigations about the brutal assassination of Luis Carlos Galan, Santofimio was mentioned many times in reference to the planning of the crime.

Related websites

Pablo Escobar

to eliminate senator Galan

Juez desestima testimonio de ex amante de Pablo Escobar

Ex-Colombia minister held for murder

Colombian accused of killing presidential candidate Galan

Colombian on Trial for candidates death

Santofimio captured on charge of murder

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