The Attorney General of Colombia identified the body of one of the ringleaders of staff of the National Liberation Army (ELN).
Assigned to the organized judiciary is determined that Carlos Daniel Martínez Espinosa, alias 'Whiskers', who died in June 2017 in a battle with the National Army and National Police five kilometers from the border with Ecuador.
According to the prosecution, Carlos Daniel Martinez Espinosa completed 23 years in the ELN and participated in five criminal actions in Norte de Santander (Colombia), had eight investigations against him and two arrest warrants in force for the crimes of violation of international humanitarian law ( IHL) and human rights (HR), use of illegal methods and means of warfare and rebellion.
The statement stressed that "the authorities revealed that several evidences and documents recovered in other operations, show that alias' Whiskers' intended to reach Ecuador where a meeting between several chiefs called Staff would be fulfilled, and demonstrate closeness and trust with alias' Antonio García`, the so-called Central Command (OSCC) ELN. "
Where he died in the confrontation alias 'Whiskers' two militants were captured and brought to trial before a judge guarantees control of Tumaco (Nariño).