Landis del Carmen Ferrer Urdaneta. That was the name that was written on the false document that former congresswoman Aída Merlano carried when she was captured on Monday by the Special Actions Forces (FAES) in Venezuela.
This was revealed by Tarek William Saab, Attorney General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, who assured that Merlano will be held at the Sebín base, in Caracas, after the Venezuelan Public Ministry charged her with the crimes of: Identity usurpation, use of false document and association to commit a crime.
This Wednesday, the Venezuelan justice ordered the preventive deprivation of her liberty to Merlano, as well as to Yeico Manuel Vargas, who accompanied her the day she was captured in an apartment in Maracaibo.
#Now former Colombian senator AIDA MERLANO transferred and detained at the Sebin base in #Helicoide after being charged by @MinpublicoVE for the crimes of: Usurpation of identity (CI photo that I use for said crime) Use of false document and Association to commit a crime … pic.twitter.com/eHuZ2x3pSk
– Tarek William Saab (@TarekWiliamSaab) January 29, 2020
Thus, Merlano It will be transferred to the El Helicoide building, located in Roca Tarpeya, a structure that is shaped like a pyramid and it is built on a hill, where the headquarters of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (Sebín) works.
Merlano’s false document, which was used as evidence by the Prosecutor’s Office in the imputation of charges, It is a certificate that supposedly had been issued in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, with the number 22,449,644.
The document reads that the woman he was posing as was supposedly born on May 6, 1980, is single, and had issued her document in 2004.
The identity card is accompanied by a photograph of a woman with blonde hair, the color of the wig that Merlano has been using in recent months to move around Venezuela in order to hide her identity.
Merlano escaped from Colombian justice in October of last year when she was in a dental appointment and was guarded by the Inpec. The former congresswoman was sentenced by the Supreme Court of Justice to 15 years in prison for electoral corruption.