Colombian authorities on Saturday announced the seizure of almost $2 million worth of assets belonging to FARC leader, alias “Mono Jojoy,” thus dismantling the financial network of the guerrilla kingpin, reported Colombian media.
The operation, organized by members of the Prosecutor General’s Office and the national police, took place primarily in the central Colombian department of Meta, as well as in the Colombian cities of Bogota, Ibague and Casanare and saw six separate raids carried out on property belonging to the FARC boss.
Amongst the assets seized were real estate, vehicles and computers – which will be submitted to intelligence authorities for analysis.
According to reports, twelve people were also arrested for involvement in the guerrilla leader financial network.
Authorities suspect that the assets were being used to finance the illegal activities of the FARC leader “Mono Jojoy.”