The Colombian footballer’s mother was rescued after being kidnapped on Saturday. The father is still missing.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro wrote on X, formerly Twitter, on Sunday night.
According to Colombian authorities, the kidnapping took place in Barrancas, La Guajira province, in the north of the country, on Saturday.
The newspaper reported that gunmen on motorcycles approached the footballer’s parents when they were on their way home. Tempo.
Diaz, 26, who also plays for the Colombian national team, has not yet commented on the matter.
Colombian authorities stated that they are doing everything in their power to find those responsible after the kidnapping.
– From the moment the Public Prosecution learned of the kidnapping of the parents of Colombian player Luis Diaz in the Barrancas sector of the city of La Guajira, a specialized team of the Public Prosecution and police and army investigators worked to find out their whereabouts, to clarify the matter. Find out the facts and find those responsible The Colombian government’s prosecutor general writes in a statement.