Local authorities insist that citizens act under pressure from illegal armed groups. Tension remains in the village of El Plateado.
Uniformed men from the Specific Command of Cauca who had been detained by civilians after the operations carried out together with the Colombian Air Force in the village of La Ceiba, El Plateado district, in the municipality of Argelia, were handed over.
According to human rights defense organizations, these are soldiers who resumed their work thanks to the intervention of the institutions and were at the disposal of their commanders.
Militares fueron retenidos por la comunidad de El Plateado, Cauca.
— Noticias Caracol (@NoticiasCaracol) April 18, 2021