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Former 'Rastrojo' criminal gang boss extradited from Colombia to US

Colombia has extradited a former leader of the violent Rastrojos criminal gang to the United States to be tried for cocaine trafficking.Diego Perez Henao, who was also a founding member of the Norte del Valle cartel, was captured in Venezuela last year, posing as a ranch foreman and accompanied by 10 bodyguards. He is accused of dozens of murders.The 42-year-old better known as Diego Rastrojo was escorted in handcuffs onto a DEA plane Wednesday. He was indicted in Miami in 2011.The U.S. State Department says Perez has been linked to kidnappings, tortures and assassinations in Colombia, Venezuela, and Panama.He was a top lieutenant in the Norte del Valle cartel of Wilber Varela, who was among Colombia's more ruthless traffickers. Varela was killed in Venezuela in 2008....

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