The Governor of Jalisco met with the Cardinal of Guadalajara, José Francisco Robles Ortega; after the head of the state executive branch He denied that there are checkpoints for organized crime groups on Jalisco roadsin response to the Archbishop of Guadalajara, who said he had been detained by a checkpoint of armed men on a trip through the northern part of the state.
Via social networks, the governor published that they had dialogue based on respect and aimed at finding solutions; He specified that the issues discussed will be addressed at the security table.
“Dialogue based on respect is the route to finding solutions to complex problems. Every issue that was discussed today will be addressed in all seriousness at the security table.”wrote.
He added that in a difficult moment like the one the country is going through in terms of security, ranks must be closed and messages of unity and respect must be sent. He referred that the Catholic Church and all the churches have the open doors of their government to deal with any matter, especially those related to security.
Last week Cardinal Robles Ortega denounced that was detained by members of organized crime when he was traveling in the area between Totatiche and Villa Guerrero. He also mentioned that there is a fee charged to parishes to carry out patron saint festivities.
When questioned on the subject, the governor asserted that in the State there are no organized crime checkpoints and he regretted that the prelate made the complaint through a statement before the media and not with a formal complaint before the authorities.