Investigators of Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office exhumed the remains of 31 victims of guerilla groups in 15 municipalities, judicial sources said Wednesday.
In San Luis municipality, prosecutors of the national Justice and Peace unit found the remains of a Colombian soldier kidnapped in 2000.
“One of the exhumed remains apparently belongs to Demetrio Yepes Amaya, soldier of the National Army, who was kidnapped in 2000 by the guerilla of the National Liberation Army (ELN) in Puente Calderas sector in the quoted municipality,” the prosecutors said in a communique.
Meanwhile, in southern Colombia’s Morelia municipality, the national unit commission found the remains of another five people in the departments of Antioquia, Caqueta, Norte de Santander, Meta,Putumayo and Bolivar.
All the remains would be taken to specialized labs of the Technical Corps of the Prosecutor in Bogota to ascertain their identities. (Xinhua)