The kidnapping of the farmer, teacher and environmentalist from Ábrego Betty Arévalo Casadiegohas outraged the community of that population of the Catatumbowho after three days has no news of his whereabouts.
The woman was kidnapped in the village of La Estancia, a rural area of that population after participate in the presidential runoff elections, when armed men on motorcycles took her aimlessly, unknown until now who would be responsible for this plagiarism.
Claudio Ortiz, a relative of the victim, told Caracol Radio that “she is a humble woman, she does not have money to pay a extortive actionis a worker, has always advocated for the development of the region, works in the area for her livelihood and has always accompanied the community processes in the municipality”.
He indicated that currently the property where the woman lives is developed a large-scale project for the region known as Los Girasoles Solar Parkwhich consists of a photovoltaic solar plant for the department of Norte de Santander.
“On your property, a solar power project of a foreign consortium, she very kindly and collaboratively ceded those lands so that that company could do the feasibility studies so it could develop,” the loved one said.
The authorities remain silent on this fact., It is unknown who would be responsible for this new kidnapping caseor in the region, which continues to be one of the hardest hit by this scourge.