Colombia issues arrest warrants in probe of bribes paid to rebels

February 20, 2015 1:50 AM

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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Attorney General's office has issued five arrest warrants as part of an investigation into whether bribes were paid by Italian construction company SICIM to Marxist rebels to guarantee the security of its employees, an official said on Thursday.

The warrants were issued for two SICIM workers and three members of guerrilla group the National Liberation Army (ELN), an official from the Attorney General's office, who was not authorized to speak on the subject, told Reuters.

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