Venezuelan intelligence agency arrests paramilitaries wanted in Colombia
Venezuelan Minister of the Interior and Justice Tareck el Aissami said the three Colombian nationals, who were arrested in Maracaibo, northwestern Zulia state, were wanted by the authorities in Colombia on charges of drug trafficking, aggravated homicide and conspiracy
In a raid, the Bolivarian Intelligence Service (Sebin) arrested three Colombian nationals related to the criminal gang knows as Los Rastrojos, in Maracaibo, northwestern Zulia state.
The information was provided by Minister of Interior and Justice Tareck el Aissami from the municipality of San Cristóbal, southwestern Táchira state, state-run news agency AVN reported.
The paramilitaries were identified as Eduardo Luis Rosenberg Contreras, 49; Russell Alfonso Núñez, 42, and José Nicolás Cure, 37. They were wanted by Colombian authorities for drug trafficking, aggravated homicide and conspiracy.
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