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Colombian drug lord jailed in US

Apr 23 -- Diego Murillo, a leader of the AUC Colombian right-wing paramilitary group, has been jailed for 31 years by a New York court for drug trafficking.

Colombian drug lord jailed in US

The AUC is accused of shipping large quantities of cocaine to the US.

Murillo, who was ordered to pay a $4m (£2.8m) fine, told the judge he had sold drugs to help his fighters, adding he was sorry for harm caused in the US.

But the prosecution said he had led a terrorist organisation and controlled a cocaine-exporting empire.
 
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