Elements of the Public Safety Secretariat (SSC) rescued two kidnapped businessmen and said seven suspected members of a cell of La Familia Michoacana criminal group in the municipality of Otzolotepec.
The incident occurred in the Villa Cuauhtemoc, where the suspects were confronted with elements of the military and for those injured Avelino Ignacio Santana, aka “El Tigre“, 26 and identified as the leader of the group.
During the intervention of members of the SSC were arrested Ezequiel Hernandez Sanchez, 23, Victor Vicente Ignacio, 35, Omar Ortiz Hernandez, 23, Jose Alberto Davila Aguirre, 20, Luis Lemus Raymundo Juarez, alias “the Seven”, 32, and Marlene Viridiana Rodriguez Gonzalez, 19.
In the operation were released two men of 46 and 43, respectively, nightclubs entrepreneurs who were deprived of their liberty in recent days and remained in captivity in a safe house while negotiating his release.
The detainees were seized a gray Chevrolet Cavalier vehicle plates MHL 1294, and two firearms, a .38 caliber super, a .22 caliber rounds of ammunition and 42 mm .38 caliber and .9 millimeter and three magazines and a bulletproof vest.
Also eight mobile teams, two chips, a hundred doses of drugs with characteristics of crack cocaine and two packs a herb like marijuana, items that will be made available to the officer concerned.
Ignacio Santana, who was shot, was admitted to a hospital under police guard.
According to victims, how to operate the cell was first required to pay a fee called “dues” and if they refused to cooperate, they were deprived of liberty to demand payment for the rescue.
The SSC encourages citizens to recognize if the modus operandi of the criminal cell or identify any of the members of the criminal cell, come to report to authorities.