According to the television station, the Prosecution has proof ‘W’ “financed the kidnapping plan with two billion pesos in cash to make up a drug debt he had with the gurrillas.”The twelve deputies were kidnapped from inside the Department’s Assembly by guerrillas dressed as military personnel. Eleven of them died in what the FARC said was “crossfire with unknown enemy forces.” The Government accused the guerrillas of having executed them and denies having been in the are at that time.’W’ was arrested in june last year and is also investigated for drug trafficking. He is said to be the person linking Lieutenant Colonel Bayron Carvajal, the army commander who was sentenced to 54 years in prison for the Jamundí massacre, to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
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