Urban singer Don Omar faces an arrest warrant in Bolivia after Nancy Carrasco, who specializes in patrimonial crimes, ordered it this Saturday in the Santa Cruz de la Sierra district.
An arrest warrant has been issued against the artist’s alias, William Omar Landron, with the intention of testifying at the financial and economic unit of Santa Cruz’s crime-fighting special forces in connection with a serious fraud case, Colombian newspaper Time reported.
Along with Dan Omar, his brother Hector Luis Landrón Rivera is cited, as well as reggaeton singers Félix Gerardo Ortiz and Gabriel Enrique Pizarro, known as Zion and Lennox.
The arrest warrant was issued following a complaint filed by the Deputy Ministry of User and Consumer Protection after the artiste’s concert scheduled for Thursday, January 19 in La Paz was suspended. It should be noted that this concert was held the other day (yesterday, Friday) and the concert scheduled for yesterday in Santa Cruz will be held today, Saturday.
The suspension was due to difficulties in traveling to the artist’s country.
The artist’s office explained the reason for the delay in a statement, in which it indicated that the company contracted to provide him with air transportation from the state of Florida unexpectedly changed the assigned aircraft to one with low flight autonomy (range), which compromised safety. Passengers and their transfer to the Bolivian capital.
In statements to Bolivian media signed by Agencia EFE, Rolando Rojas, director of the Special Force to Fight Crime (Felcc), announced that those responsible for the organization, including the singer’s brother, had been arrested “for investigation.”
The police chief pointed out that “today (Thursday) the concert was promised” as there was already the first cancellation of the presentation in the cities of La Paz and Santa Cruz. At the beginning of last December.
Rojas noted that “a lot of people got their tickets” and even came from within the country to wait for the event outside the main La Paz stadium.