The authorities headed by the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSyPC) have already fully identified the person responsible for the murder of two Jesuit priests and a tourist guide in the Sierra Tarahumara of Chihuahua.
“It is reported that the person responsible for the crimes has already been identified and the investigation is continuing to find his whereabouts and not allow impunity,” the agency said in a brief statement.
From his morning conference, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador had anticipated that they were investigating the authorship of the crime that has shocked from the town of Cerocahui, in the municipality of Urique.
“It seems that there is already information about the possible perpetrators of these crimes, it is the only thing we know. We are working on that, ”she indicated with reports consigned until 05:00 in the morning.
About 10 hours later, the SSyPC reiterated that there was direct communication with Chihuahua authorities by the federal Cabinet to go against the alleged murderer of the ecclesiastics Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora.
“All within the framework of the Zero Impunity policy of the Government of Mexico,” reported the federal agency on the strategy in which institutions such as the National Intelligence Center are coordinated to the Armed Forces.
Preliminary versions of local reports have pointed out that the crime against the priests was perpetrated by Noriel Portillo Gil, the crookedlieutenant of the Sinaloa Cartel, linked in turn to the Gente Nueva cell.
This individual has escaped multiple operations, such as at the end of last April, when the Secretary of the Mexican Navy supported searches that led to the arrest of two operators, the seizure of 81 firearms, 17,000 cartridges, dozens of magazines, vests tactics and seizure of almost half a ton of drugs.
The crooked He is a well-known capo in the area and local media have reported the alleged police protection of his Gente Nueva command. The assassins under his command move through the area without major consequences.
Its area of operations, where guards have been established, covers the towns of Ciénega de Trejo, Mesa de Arturo, Bahuichivo, Cerocahui and San Rafael, among others. He has formed alliances with other crime bosses in Guazapares and Chínipas.
Portillo Gil was placed on the radar of the ministerial authorities with the greatest interest in 2017, after the Chihuahua Prosecutor’s Office attributed that the alleged criminal lieutenant had ordered an attack on the offices of the State Investigation Agency in Urique and where an element was injured.
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