(CNN Espanol) – Norde de Santander police in Colombia are offering the equivalent of $ 26,500 for information leading to the arrest of two Venezuelans, a 12-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man. The incident took place on Friday in Tibet, a municipality in the border region with Venezuela. The news was reported by the Commander of the Police Department Colonel Carlos Martinez on Monday, who said an investigation had already been launched to clarify the facts.
When the boy and the youth were detained by several members of the community, according to the version of those who were there, they were going to rob a shopping mall and their hands were tied with adhesive tape, the press reported. Department of Police.
Later, a police source told CNN that both Venezuelans had been shot in the head and died with a sign that read “for a thief.”
In the video obtained by CNN, you can see how many young people are surrounded, and you can hear them mentioning how they are going to hand over to the authorities to “walk through the city”. It has also been said that they can be photographed to post them on social websites.
In another video circulating on social networks, two Venezuelans can be seen on the ground, apparently dead.
It is not known who took the youth and then killed them. Norde de Santander police said it was part of an investigation.
Colonel Martinez noted that they had begun an internal disciplinary inquiry “on a priority basis” and that they had repeatedly called the police to hand over the youth because of reports from various members of the community. He said they were working with the prosecutor’s office and that they had asked the military criminal judge to “investigate from its capacity” the facts surrounding the murder.
As Martinez explained, Firkin’s GAOR 33 in Tibet is influenced by illegal groups such as ELN, Clan del Golfo and GAO Peluso.
CNN has requested a response from Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry to the incident, but no response has been received.
The UN human rights movement in Colombia denied the killing of the girl on its Twitter account this Monday: “We offer our condolences to her family. We urge the authorities to investigate these incidents. We call for respect for the lives and safety of children.
The Colombian ombudsman’s office called on Twitter on Saturday to immediately investigate the incident. “Similarly, we call on the community to report any illegal activity to competent authorities so that those responsible can be prosecuted immediately,” the statement said.