Liverpool midfielder Luis Diaz’s dad and mom have been kidnapped in Colombia after being stopped by gunmen on motorbikes.
His mom was later rescued however his father stays lacking.
Cilenis Marulanda was rescued by police within the metropolis of Barrancas, Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro mentioned.
“In a padlock operation in Barrancas, Luis Diaz’s mom has been rescued, we proceed the seek for the daddy,” the President tweeted.
In the meantime, the nation’s police director, Normal William Salamanca, mentioned he’s utilizing each agent to search out Diaz’s father.
The 26-year-old Colombian worldwide’s dad and mom have been reportedly kidnapped as they drove to their house.
Early experiences recommend they have been at a petroleum station aboard a truck once they have been approached by armed males travelling on motorbikes.
Military sources have been deployed together with the police.
Colombia’s soccer federation mentioned the kidnapping was regrettable – and urged authorities to rescue the daddy.
“The Colombian Soccer Federation rejects the safety state of affairs that the dad and mom of our participant Luis Díaz are going by means of,” an announcement mentioned.
“From the FCF, we specific our solidarity with him and his total household, and we name for the related authorities to behave as rapidly as attainable to resolve the state of affairs.”
The Colombian legal professional Normal’s workplace additionally mentioned in an announcement: “From the second when Colombia’s Normal Prosecutor’s Workplace discovered of the kidnapping of the dad and mom of Colombian participant Luis Díaz within the Barrancas space of La Guajira, a specialist workforce of prosecutors, CTI (Technical Investigation Group) officers and investigators from the police and army have been taking pressing motion to find these people, make clear the chain of occasions and determine the culprits.”