Colombian police report detention of Russian man wanted for links with terrorists

Colombian police report detention of Russian man wanted for links with terrorists

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According to Colombia’s police chief, Taranets was put on an international wanted list in 2013

epa09346516 The director of the Colombian National Police General Jorge Luis Vargas (C) speaks during a press conference, at the Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Interpol (DIJIN) in Bogota, Colombia, 15 July 2021. Colombian authorities are investigating the participation of three other Colombians in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, Police Director General Jorge Luis Vargas reported on 15 July. EPA-EFE/CARLOS ORTEGA

BUENOS AIRES, November 5. /TASS/. Colombia’s police have apprehended a Russian man, who was on Russia’s international wanted list for his involvement in activities of the Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia), Colombian police chief Jorge Vargas said on Friday.

“The Russian citizen Vladimir Taranets, known by his nickname Ali Ali, who is designated by his country’s authorities as a member of the Islamic State terrorist group, was caught at El Dorado airport in Bogota,” Vargas wrote on Twitter.

“We have contacted the Russian police leadership to launch the extradition process,” Vargas said in a video posted on Twitter.

According to Colombia’s police chief, Taranets was put on an international wanted list in 2013.

“This man, who has been involved in terrorist groups in Syria since 2013, arrived from Turkey, and was about to head to Guatemala,” Vargas noted.


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