They capture a subject involved in the attack on Spanish politician Alejo Vidal

Colombian security forces have arrested a new person in that country involved in the attack on Spanish politician Alejo Vidal-Quadras, former Vice President of the European Parliament for the conservative Popular Party and co-founder of the far-right Vox, committed in Madrid in November They confirmed this on October 9, police sources told EFE.

According to sources, he is linked to the purchase of the motorcycle on which the gunman and the driver accompanying him fled.

He would be the fourth to be arrested for this attack that the Spanish National Court is investigating, as the search continues for the alleged perpetrator, a French citizen of Tunisian descent with multiple criminal records in France.

The arrest took place yesterday in the Colombian department of Norte de Santander, according to the same sources, which indicate that the person arrested is Greg Oliver Higuera Marcano, a Venezuelan citizen who intended to enter Colombia illegally through a land checkpoint in the city of Villa. Rosary.

According to the Colombian immigration service, Higuera was given a “red alert by Interpol for terrorism” and was requested by Spanish authorities.

The “Red Alert or Red Circular” is a request addressed to law enforcement agencies around the world to locate and provisionally detain a person pending extradition.

This man’s arrest is in addition to the three arrests made in Spain on November 21.

Spanish National Court judge Francisco de Jorge, who is investigating the case as terrorism, sent one of the prisoners in Spain to prison, while he released his partner and the other was arrested.

In addition, it issued an international search and arrest warrant against Mehrez Ayari, 37, a Frenchman of Tunisian descent with multiple criminal records in France, his country of residence, and who is considered by Spanish police to be the material author of the attack.

Vidal-Quadras, 78, was shot in the face near his home in an affluent area of ​​Madrid on November 9.

He himself informed the police that the regime in Tehran could be behind the shooting because of its relations with the Iranian opposition.

After two weeks of admission to a hospital in the capital, he was discharged.

Source: El heraldo