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Dominican drug trafficking capo Cesar Emilio (El Abusador) Peralta is in the Picota Jail in Bogotá, Colombia awaiting extradition to the United States on major drug charges. But now it is announced that he is being charged of murder of a fellow inmate, Colombian citizen Jaisson Elías Otero Forero, who also has pending clearance from the Colombian Supreme Court of Justice for extradition to the United States. Joaquin Perez, lawyer of Peralta in the United States, told El Dia reporter that Peralta acted in self-defense. Previously, Peralta had no charges in the Colombian justice that would disallow his extradition to the United States. The situation of the new death may change this situation.
Peralta was arrested in Colombia where he fled from Dominican justice authorities.