Colombia finds arsenal of slain drug lord

March 12th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin  

Bogota, March 12 (IANS) Colombian authorities in an operation against the country’s drug cartels seized a large cache of arms and ammunition from the gang of drug lord Wilber Varela, slain last January in Venezuela, the police said Wednesday. The cache comprising 63 rifles and 124 cartridges was found stashed in a cattle ranch near Andalucia, a town in the southwestern province of Valle del Cauca, according to the police, the Spanish news agency EFE reported Wednesday.

The administrator of the property was arrested.

The force said in a communiqu

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