BBC News | 4/9/2010 12:00:00 AM
Colombia paramilitary chief held after years in hiding
April 9--Colombian police have arrested one of the country's first paramilitary leaders who spent years in hiding.
Mr Buitrago had more than 20 arrest warrants against him for alleged killings and drug-trafficking.
He refused to surrender when more than 30,000 paramilitaries demobilised in 2005 as part of a peace process.
Police said Mr Buitrago's arrest came after reports from informants and several months of surveillance.
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