The protector of the state of Táchira, Freddy Bernal denounced that in the citizen of American nationality Ben Smith Benson, alias Luis Alberto Medina Guzmán, heads Operation Red October, a terrorist action that sought to prevent the parliamentary elections of the past 6 of December and that was directed and organized by Juan Guaidó.
According to Bernal, Smith Benson is a mercenary trained in Colombia and the United States (USA) in the military arts and with electronic warfare actions in the Middle East.
On his Twitter account, the Táchira protector wrote that the investigations led the Directorate General of Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM) to capture two individuals for this case: Jean Carlos Roa, alias “Porkis”; and Karelys Silva, alias “La Negra.” Both requested by the authorities.
He explained that within the actions of Operation Red October they sought to sabotage SECODENA antennas of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) to prevent any reaction against attacks from Colombia; “In addition to liquidating political actors such as Dip. Yhon Luna; José Belisario, spokesman for the Protectorate and myself,” Bernal said.