The Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) detained a subject associated with the armed drug trafficking terrorist groups of Colombia (TANCOL) with 14 panels of cocaine and 12 of marijuana.
The information was released by the Strategic Operational Commander of the FANB, G/J. Domingo Hernández Lárez, through his Twitter account, @dhernandezlarez, who mentioned that the person involved tried to outwit the authorities by hiding the drugs in the vehicle.
Arrested subject associated with the TANCOL, while trying to outwit the authorities with 14 panels of cocaine and 12 panels of marijuana, hidden in a vehicle. We will not allow them to fill our town with drugs or vices. Catatumbo Lightning Operation. Full Containment! pic.twitter.com/jn6OttTxQ6
— GJ. Domingo Hernández Lárez (@dhernandezlarez) June 3, 2022
He mentioned that the action was carried out through Operation Relámpago del Catatumbo.
Hernández Larez also published that during the “Operation Cacique Murachí” patrol, the FANB located and destroyed a TANCOL logistics camp with 7,000 liters of acetone, 120 kg of urea, 50 kg of gunpowder, and 2 explosive canisters.
In another tweet, the General in Chief mentioned that the FANB continues to be deployed along the Apureño cross-border axis, dislodging and destroying TANCOL camps on the banks of the Arauca River.
In the same way, he highlighted that the Amazonas Rapid Reaction Units (URRA), through Operation “Vuelvan Caras” in Amazonas, located a dormitory camp on the banks of the Arauca River, surrounded by explosive devices.