War on Drugs

Colombia Seizes Almost 300 Properties Belonging to Drug Lord

Part of joint DEA operation


Police in Colombia have seized almost 300 properties belonging to one of the country's most notorious drug lords, Daniel Barrera—known as The Madman.

Among them are luxury villas, cattle ranches and restaurants and bars in the capital, Bogota, and eastern Colombia.

Police also detained four of his relatives on suspicion of money laundering.