Four peopleincluding a minor, were arrested for their alleged participation in the organized crime checkpoint that arrested some reporters that covered this Saturday the activities of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on his tour of Sinaloa, reported the State Secretary of Public Security, Christopher Castaneda Camarillo.
The official explained that they were also assured firearms, tactical equipment and two vehicles, one of which has been reported stolenlocal media reported.
This weekend a group of reporters was detained by a 10 man commando that installed a checkpoint at the height of the community of Bacocaragua. According to the reporters, the subjects were carrying AK-47 rifles and were asked to identify them.
“Where to, friend?” the armed men are heard asking in a video released this past weekend.
A group of 10 armed men with goat horns installed a checkpoint on the Badiraguato-Guadalupe y Calvo highway where they stopped the passage of the press convoy covering the activities of President López Obrador #Video: @Alberx666 – The universal pic.twitter.com/YV8idLuEuQ
– The Universal (@El_Universal_Mx) May 28, 2022
The checkpoint was located 30 minutes from the La Tuna ranchplace of origin of the capo Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman And where do you currently live? Mary Consuelo Loeramother of the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, who on a tour of President López Obrador through Sinaloa was attended by the president, who shook his hand.
After the news broke, AMLO minimized the fact and stated that nothing happenedalthough he acknowledged that there was concern.
“Nothing happens, nothing happened fortunately. There is no problem luckily,” she said.