The kidnappers of Luis Diaz’s mother were apprehended and killed on Saturday, but the search for Luis Diaz’s father continues, according to Colombian President Gustavo Petro on Saturday. Luis Diaz is a Colombian winger for Liverpool.
Petro shared the news that Diaz’s mother had been saved in Barrancas, which is located in the northern region of the country, on X, which was once known as twitter.
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Petro continued, “We continue in our search for the father,” which he said.
The Office of the Attorney General of Colombia stated that they had been working very hard on the investigation.
“From the moment the Attorney General’s Office learned of the kidnapping of the parents of the Colombian player Luis Daz, in the Barrancas sector of La Guajira, a specialised team of prosecutors, police and military personnel have been working to find “the location of these people, clarify the facts and find those responsible,” the office said on X. “From the moment the Attorney General’s Office learned of the kidnapping of the parents of the Colombian player Luis D.
According to accounts from the local media, Luis Manuel Diaz and Cilenis Marulanda were kidnapped while they were at a service station in the La Guajira region. The kidnappers were armed individuals on motorcycles.
According to General William Salamanca, the director of the police department, he has dispatched intelligence agents and other police departments from the surrounding area to deal with the matter.
According to what Salamanca said to the Colombian media earlier on Saturday, the police are “already involved, right now, in carrying out checkpoints, identifying people on motorbikes, private public service vehicles (…) for the recovery of the two kidnapped people, the father and mother of the footballer Luis D. Daz.” Daz is the son of Luis D. Salamanca.
Diala Wilches, who is the governor of La Guajira, has spoken out against the kidnapping and is pleading for their safe release.
“To the kidnappers, we demand that they return them immediately, safe and sound,” was what she stated.
The Liverpool and Colombia winger, who is 26 years old, has chosen not to comment on the situation.
Diaz has appeared 43 times for Colombia, and he made the move to Liverpool from Porto just a year ago.
On Sunday, Liverpool is scheduled to take on Nottingham Forest in a matchup for the Premier League.