Colombian police have arrested a FARC operative suspected of coordinating terrorist attack in Bogotas, local media reported on Thursday.
Jose Yesid Carvajal Patiño, alias “Aldair,” was arrested in southern Bogota while driving a heavy-goods vehicle.
Aldair, allegedly the second in command of the FARC Antonio Nariño Front operating in Bogota, is suspected of having coordinated terrorist attacks against the Blockbuster chain of video stores in the capital.
According to General Carlos Ramiro Mena of the Colombian Police, Patiño has been involved in at least 21 cases of harassing the authorities, and 11 cases of direct combat.
The suspect was charged with the crimes of terrorism, extortion and rebellion.