“We have total certainty that guerrillas of the Llanos and Valle del Cauca are in Bogotá doing intelligence work to carry out this plan,” said Police chief Oscar Naranjo said. According to him the FARC made 600 million pesos (US$ 336 thousand) available to fund the intelligence work needed to know the whereabouts of the Minister.The Police say they discovered about the plan after the arrest of alleged guerrilla Gustavo ‘Santiago’ Álvarez Cardona in Valle del Cauca.’Santiago’ was captured in the place known as La Bocana, in Buenaventura. During the operation, the authorities found in his possession 150 million pesos, a 9 mm pistol with supplier, three cell phones, two USB sticks, a diary, a false passport and a notebook that was handed over to intelligence agencies.
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