Presumed liaison between FARC and Sinaloa cartel arrested

'El Loco' was arrested in the department of Putumayo.
Bartolomé Jamioy Yague was arrested by the Ecuadorean and Colombian armies. (Photo: @COL_EJERCITO)
27/07/2015
23:00
Bogota
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The Colombian authorities, with support from Ecuador, arrested the second in command of the Front 48 of the FARC guerrilla, accused of being a connection with the Sinaloa Cartel, according to official sources.

The man known as "El Loco" was arrested in a rural area of the Colombian department of Putumayo, in the border of Ecuador, according to a press release.

The Ecuadorean army reported on its Twitter account that the detainee is Bartolomé Jamioy Yague.

The suspect is also accused of distributing explosives among the members of the guerrilla group.

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