The name of Isaac Pérez Recao jumped in the police investigations as the person who allegedly provided the weapons, explosives and ammunition to the criminal organization that operated on Cota 905 with branches in La Vega and three other neighboring parishes in the southwest of Caracas, judicial sources revealed .
Pérez Recao was also accused in 2002 of providing part of the weapons for Pedro Carmona Estanga’s security that early morning on April 12, 2002, when the businessman was appointed president of Venezuela on the 5th floor of Fort Tiuna by a group of military men. . Now the Public Ministry mentioned it in its presentation on July 15 when they presented and charged former deputy Freddy Guevara before the 4th National Court of Antiterrorist Control.
Prosecutors reported that Guevara participated in “destabilizing and terrorist activities which were planned and executed by people who are related to the right-wing political and economic sectors, who together with members and representatives of foreign countries, directly support with the financing and endowment from war logistics to criminal gangs, “according to the document.
In this narrative thread, the representatives of the Public Ministry said that the weapons and explosive materials used by the criminal organizations based in La Vega and Cota 905 come from deposits (clandestine arsenals) owned by Isaac Pérez Recao, who in turn is financed by the fugitive Carmona Estanga.
Said war materials were brought into the country under the alleged responsibility of Luis Guillermo Sánchez Silva and Manuel Andrés Baro Freites, trusted personnel of Pérez Recao. The links with the criminal organization of La Vega were allegedly carried out by Roberto Patiño and Gilbert Caro, leaders of Voluntad Popular, a party founded by Leopoldo López. The latter had long planned the “La Fiesta de Caracas” plan, for which he met in Paris, France, with Iván Simonovis and a Venezuelan banker.
In that Parisian meeting, the differences that Juan Guaidó manifested with the aforementioned Fiesta de Caracas were aired. By virtue of this, López proposed that Simonovis break with Guaidó, an order that he fulfilled on May 17 when he sent a letter to the former deputy where, among other lines, he tells him that “unity must be a fundamental part of a superior strategy.” Once the equipment was finalized and the plan was designed, its execution began with the entry of weapons, bullets and explosives in La Vega and Cota 905.
Among the seized in the southwest of Caracas two weeks ago were an AT4 (anti-tank rocket launcher), an RPG-7 (portable anti-tank rocket launcher), an 84 mm Carl Gustaf (portable multipurpose gun) rocket launcher, a .50, a 308 sniper rifle. , 11 FAL magazines and 18,380 cartridges for rifles.