Tourists from Spain kidnapped in Colombia

Posted on May 22, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Kidnapped

Were driving to a resort when abductors staged a car accident. Near border with Venezuela

Colombian police, in coordination with the Spanish and special agents seeking two Spanish tourists were kidnapped last Friday in an area of ​​Colombia bordering Venezuela. This is Angel Sanchez Fernandez, 49, and Conchi Marlaska, 43, who is a relative of Spanish judge Fernando Great, head of the Criminal Division of the National Court, and natural would Avilés, in northern Spain. Colombian Police sources told Efe that the kidnappers, who identified themselves as members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was contacted over the weekend with families and Marlaska Sanchez for ransom. The sources said that it is not confirmed by now that the FARC are to blame, as usual in Colombia than other groups posing as this spokesman to make more profits from extortion. The kidnapping happened on Friday in the department of La Guajira, bordering Venezuela, when the Spanish were driving to the resort Cabo de la Vela. Read Article

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