The defense argues that the arrest of the two guerrillas was illegal, because the guerrillas weren’t immediately presented to a judge, to confirm their detention.The guerrillas, who are currently on trial before a Bogotá court, refuse to speak to authorities. “they will claim their constitutional right to remain silent. They will not talk to the prosecution, because it is violating constitutional and war law,” their attorney said.’César’ and ‘Gafas’ were arrested inside the helicopter rescuing Ingrid Betancourt, three US military contract workers and eleven other hostages from their FARC captors.
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