An official from the Jalisco Electoral and Citizen Participation Institute (IEPC Jalisco) was attacked by unknown men on a stretch of highway in the state of Zacatecas, at the height of Tlaltenangowhen he was on his way to Colotlán, Jalisco.
Within the framework of the preparatory activities for carrying out a consultation with the Wixárika community of Bolaños organized by the Institute, the official was on his way to the north of the state, when an armed subject fired four times at the institutional vanidentified, in which he was traveling after having ambushed him with his vehicle in a buffer zone.
According to the IEPC, the official managed to get to safety and communicate with the Institution and was unharmed.
They also recognized that support was requested from the government of the state of Jaliscowho immediately came to the rescue, they found him in Jalisco territory and transferred him to the IEPC facilities.
“The Electoral and Citizen Participation Institute of Jalisco confirms the health and integrity of our colleague and wishes to make public our gratitude for the timely, diligent and professional intervention of the authorities of the government of the state of Jalisco. At the same time we condemn the acts of violence against our colleague, and we announce that we will present the corresponding complaint“, the Institute pointed out through a communiqué.
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