A total of eight hostages were rescued in Anzoátegui and Monagas by members of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB), according to reports from that military component.
In a first procedure, the military rescued seven victims of kidnapping on land in the Orinoco Oil Belt, specifically in the Palma Sola farm, located in the La Micaela sector, Libertador municipality (Temblador), Monagas. They found them because at the time of patrolling the area, on the way they observed three individuals on horseback who fled towards a wooded area. The military then went to the main house of the aforementioned farm and found the seven victims gagged in one of the rooms.
Those released are identified as Víctor José Martínez Fermín, Efraín José Hernández Martínez, Juan David Moreno Moreno, Jhon Keiler Martínez, Daniel Francisco Marín, Yohendri Josué Cortés Maurera and Efraín Niel Hernández Martínez, who stated that they were subjected by three hooded, armed and under threat of death.
At the scene of the events, a 38 caliber revolver, a 16 shotgun, two cell phones and three horse movers were seized.
In another procedure, agents of the National Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping Command (Conas) No. 52 located Deiver Reinaldo Sánchez García, who told the military commission that he was in a situation of kidnapping. This event occurred in the Guamachi sector, Barcelona (Anz). For the release of Deiver his captors demanded a large sum in dollars. The military rescued the man and transferred him to a health center.
No detainees were reported in any of the proceedings.