Kidnapped Columbian governer was killed by Marxist guerillas
Bogotá : Governor of South American country Columbia, Luis Francisco Cuellar Carvajal who was kidnapped by Marxist guerillas of the group FARC was killed by them. His thorat was slit and body was abandoned.
Reports say that the militans came in wearing military uniforms to Cuellar's home dragged him in front of a vehicle , in front of his wife. They they shot a security officer who tried to protect the governor.
The Marxist guerillas FARC was fighting the government for more than 45 years.
The body of Luis Francisco Cuellar Carvajal, governor of the department of Caqueta, Colombia, was discovered Tuesday not far from where he was kidnapped the night before, government spokesperson Wilmer Rua said.
Cuellar Carvajal's throat was slit, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said in an address to the nation Tuesday night.
The governor's body was found by Colombian troops in an area close to his home, where he was kidnapped Monday night, he said. One of his bodyguards was killed in the high-profile abduction, and two other officers were injured
The kidnapping was carried out by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC by its Spanish initials, Colombian Defense Minister Gabriel Silva said earlier Tuesday.