Police announced that 19 people were arrested in relation to the distribution of threatening pamphlets.
The arrests were made after the police offered 10 million pesos reward for information leading to the capture of those responsible.
National Police Commissioner, General Oscar Naranjo, previously branded the menacing pamphlets, which appeared in 73 municipalities around Colombia, a “psychological intimidation campaign” by
illegal armed groups.
While the content of the pamphlets would suggest the involvement of right wing paramilitary groups, Naranjo attributed their existence to four sources, the first being the FARC.
Naranjo also believes the pamphlets were distributed “to put
pressure on young demobilized paramilitaries to return to criminal