Women with children in their arms and minors are part of the 225 Central American and Cuban migrants found inside a warehouse without electricityin the vicinity of the Mexico-Querétaro highway, who were treated by paramedics and mostly transferred to a station of the National Migration Institute (INM), Mexican authorities reported.
Elements of the Secretaries of Security (SS) and National Defense (Sedena), as well as the National Guard (GN) and municipal police, rescued the migrants who remained inside a warehouse; in the action they arrested José and Brigan, 38 and 49 years old, respectivelywho were presented to the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) to determine their responsibility in the crime of human trafficking.
The Mexican police received a call alerting about a group of migrants in a building located on the Quinta Manzana, in San Miguel de la Victoria, next to the Mexico-Querétaro highway.
For this reason, members of the SS, Sedena, National Guard and municipal officials went to the place where they located a crowd of people and two individuals who were apparently watching them. Also, insured two vehiclesa blue Nissan Sentra, and a gray Mitsubishi van.
Given this finding, the Mexican authorities notified the National Institute of Migration for the corresponding diligence. The INM identified 225 foreign migrants rescued at midnight last Saturday in a warehouse in the municipality of Jilotepec, State of Mexico.
The federal agents of the INM, with the support of elements of the GN and the Sedena, supported the actions in which it was possible to determine the origin of the foreigners: from Guatemala, 194; from Honduras, 14; from Nicaragua, nine; from Cuba, five, and from El Salvador, threewho were taken at the request of the immigration authority, to continue with the legal proceedings, as well as to provide them with care and humanitarian aid.
Mothers with children in their arms and minors were taken to the offices of the System for the Integral Development of the Family of the State of Mexico (DIFEM) based in Toluca, while the rest of the adults, sent in various official vehicles to the Agujas immigration station, in the Iztapalapa mayor’s office, in Mexico City.
Meanwhile, two people of Mexican nationality and three transport units secured in the property were made available to the Attorney General of the State of Mexico.
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