Venezuela's former top prosecutor flees across border, Colombia confirms
20/08/2017 1:43PM

        Colombia confirmed, Venezuela's former prosecutor general is in Colombia after fleeing across the border with her husband and two of her colleagues.
        
        Luis Ortega Diaz was under investigation for fueling violent anti-government protests.
        
        "She is in Colombia," Colombian Interior Minister Guillermo Rivera said, adding that he did not know whether she had applied for political asylum.
        
        Efrain Antonio Torres, president of the Colombian Congress' Foreign Relations Committee, called on the government to protect Ortega.