Although Palomino is not mentioned in the recording and there is no apparent reference to the alleged male prostitution ring, the inspector general cited the video as evidence in the case.
This article is more than 5 years old. The video was widely shared, and Ferro, who was deputy minister of the interior, reed.
The video colombia escorts a secret recording made by Anyelo Palacios, a police captain, of a conversation about sexual experiences with then-senator Carlos Ferro. The scandal so far has claimed the head of the police chief, a deputy minister and a prominent journalist and unveiled a web of corruption, sexual harassment and influence peddling that has eroded the public confidence in the police.
Officers and congressmen allegedly paid for sexual services from cadets with cars, gifts and large sums of money. Public confidence erodes as accusations have so far claimed high-ranking officials, a prominent journalist and unveiled a sordid tale of lies and corruption.
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The existence of the ring first came to light in when it was revealed that at least 10 former cadets had colombia escorts in an investigation into the suspicious death in of a female cadet at the academy, which was first labeled a suicide. The scandal has eroded already low approval ratings for the police.
The cadet, Maritza Zapata, had uncovered the existence of the ring and — according to her family — may have lost her life over it.