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A fugitive Colombian criminal is back behind bars a year after escaping from custody. Local cops are happy that they've got the man they were after, though in fact she is now a bounteously endowed lady.

Giovanni Rebolledo was slapped with a 60-year prison sentence last year in Bogotá, for a raft of offences including manufacture, selling and possession of firearms, robbery, kidnapping, torture, and possession of drugs.

Evidently disinclined to do his time, Rebolledo escaped, and made his way to the northern coastal city of Baranquilla where he appears to have changed sex. Last Saturday she was apprehended by cops working the city's Viejo Prado district - an area "frequented by transvestites and prostitutes", according to Bogotá newspaper El Tiempo.

When approached by the fuzz, Rebolledo gave the name "Rosalinda", and while her considerable charms might have been expected to put the bloodhounds of the law off the scent it seems that the luckless crook's ID card proved all too revealing.

As part of the gang known as "los Topos" (the Moles), Rebolledo was involved in several kidnappings where male victims were seduced in a honeytrap sting, then tortured with electric shocks and beatings until they "handed over their PIN numbers, cash and other valuables", according to police.

Six other members of the gang were also sentenced to 60 years apiece for their involvement in the operation, El Tiempo notes. ®

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