After the father of the soccer player Luis Díaz has been missing for almost a week, the Government of Colombia has confirmed who is behind this kidnapping. From a statement, It has been reported that the armed group National Liberation Army (ELN) kidnapped the parents of the Liverpool player.
As read in the document, a delegation of the The Colombian government met at a peace meeting with the ELN, who confirmed that they are behind the kidnapping that took place on Saturday, October 28 in Barracas, Department of La Guajira.
“We ask that the ELN immediately release Mr. Luis Manuel Díaz and we remind him that it is all his responsibility to guarantee his life and justice,” read in part of the document.
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“We remind the ELN that kidnapping is a crime, a violation of International Humanitarian Law, and it is their responsibility to develop the current peace process, not just stop will not be removed, but will be removed forever.” he added.
Does the ELN not know that he is Luis Díaz’s father?
According to the Colombian newspaper ‘Semana’, they contacted members of the ELN delegation who confirmed that they did not know that members of their organization had kidnapped the football player’s husband. They are sure that they will demand his release immediately.
How did the kidnapping of Luis Díaz’s parents happen?
According to Colombian media, Luis Manuel Diaz and Cilenis Marulanda, The parents of the Colombian football team were kidnapped after passing through the aid station on Saturday, October 28. The couple was attacked by armed men on motorcycles, who Steal them in the city of Barrancas, near the border with Venezuela.
Luis Díaz’s mother was rescued
Shortly after the news, Cilenis Marulanda, the mother of the player Luis Díaz, was rescued. The President of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, confirmed the information on his social media accounts. “In the padlock operation, in Barrancas, Luis Díaz’s mother was saved, we are still looking for the father,” he wrote.
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