Colombia FARC dissident leader arrested on extortion charges

The Prosecutor's Office has also indicted him for crimes of aggravated conspiracy to commit a crime, extortion, manufacture, trafficking and carrying of weapons and "illegal coercion by members of criminal groups."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -The leader of the 'Ismael Ruiz' front of the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) dissidents, known as 'Miller,' 'Granadillo' or 'Stevan,' has been arrested on charges of extortion.

'Miller' was arrested in the department of Hulia, in southern Colombia, and was one of the most wanted men in Tolim.

The security forces seized two firearms, ammunition of different calibers, several cell phones and cash allegedly coming from the extortion of retailers in the region between the departments of Tolima, Huila and Caqueta.

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