Colombia orders ex-peace commissioner Restrepo’s arrest


An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Colombian peace commissioner on suspicion of faking the demobilisation of rebels. Luis Carlos Restrepo allegedly staged the demobilisation by persuading criminals and unemployed people to pose as Farc rebels and hand themselves in to the authorities. The warrant was issued after Mr Restrepo failed to attend…

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