The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) launched a preliminary investigation against three people who were kidnapped in a safe house in the town of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, 61 people who intended to force them to work for the criminal group Los Zetas .
Through the agent of the Federal Public Ministry, attached to the office in Coahuila, started the investigation against Carlos Ricardo Bautista previaAP/PGR/COAH/PN-II/085/DD/2011 Puga, Miguel Angel Reyes Flores and Javier Riojas Bridge for his probable responsibility for the offense of violation of Immigration Act, in the form of human trafficking, after the provision by the National Defense Secretariat (SEDENA).
According to the facts, to make a military elements on the street patrolling Xicoténcatl, Colonia El Cenizo, in the town of Piedras Negras, in two buildings marked with the numbers 1134 and 1136, arrested the three individuals who had inside 61 people, including one of Honduran origin, who was referred to the National Migration Institute (IMM).
After the Mexican Army achieved the rescue of 61 people, the PGR said that started the process of appropriation against Ricardo Bautista Carlos Puga, Miguel Angel Flores and Javier Reyes Rioja Bridges for the crime of human trafficking after to remain deprived of their liberty to 60 Mexican and Honduran.
The suspects were identified as those charged for amounts ranging between 600 and three thousand dollars by crossing illegally into the United States of America.
People were intercepted just outside the bus station in that city, who offered them take them to different U.S. cities for different amounts of money.
The defendants were available to the Prosecutor of the Federation, who continues with the corresponding investigation in order to strengthen it, so that in the constitutional case was instituted criminal proceedings.
Note that the armed forces in our country have achieved so far this year, to rescue 523 people who remained abducted by criminal groups to make them work for their criminal organization.
These people have been rescued in safe houses that have been installed especially in states like Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Baja California and in states such as Veracruz, Tabasco, Oaxaca, Guerrero and Morelos, where the route of step of migrants.
To federal authorities, the sample of organized crime by force aims to recruit migrants according to findings of the PGR is the death of 72 migrants in San Fernando, Tamualipas in August last year and the 193 bodies found in narcofosas this year in the same municipality as the research indicates that criminal group Los Zetas killed these people by not agreeing to work for his criminal organization.
Recent achievements of the Armed Forces to the rescue of hostages
This newspaper reported yesterday that according to reports from the Armed Forces has been made in this 2011 release 523 people from Mexico and abroad who were deprived of their liberty by organized crime groups in order to force them to serve criminal organizations.
The release of the hostages was carried out mainly in Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Chihuahua, Baja California, Coahuila, Tabasco, Veracruz, Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Morelos.
The Mexican army announced yesterday the release of 61 individuals (60 Mexican and Honduran), who remained deprived of their liberty in the town of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, in a safe house located in Colonia El Cenizo.