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FARC treasurer arrested in Colombia

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FARC treasurer arrested in Colombia

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Police and the Colombian military have captured a senior FARC guerrilla, who was believed to be responsible for collecting extortion money and ransoms.

The man, who’s known by the alias Victor Mejia, is also a suspect in the kidnapping of former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt in 2002.

Betancourt along with the her vice-president candidate were held until 2008.