The President Andrés Manuel López Obrador He said that there are already images and evidence in the investigation that is being followed by the murder of the control judge of Zacatecas, Roberto Elias Martínez.
During his morning conference on December 5, López Obrador said that this type of criminal groups and acts are “dust from other places”, that is, they arose in governments prior to his administration.
“There are still sludge from those powders, but at the same time we are working to address the causes that were not addressed during the entire neoliberal period,” he said.
It is not to justify them, but all these groups were created in previous governments.
In response to questions about the progress in the case, the president added: “The investigation is being carried out and there are already elements, there is evidence. There are images that we cannot disseminate but we are working on the investigation ”.
In this case, the judge has already started the investigation and there is also evidence. Nothing can be anticipated yet but there is already progress in the investigation.
Regarding the attempted escape and road blockades that occurred last night in Zacatecas, the president said: “They acted on time and the prisoners could not escape. However, acts of vandalism were carried out, vehicles were set on fire, but we are working in Zacatecas together with the state government and progress has been made.”
López Obrador recalled that a week ago, he was also assassinated in Zacatecas, during an operation against members of organized crime, the head of the National Guard in the State, General José Silvestre Urzúa.
The Ministry of Defense, the Navy, the National Guard are working together
Just as we regret the loss of this judge of the State Judiciary, the head of the National Guard was also murdered there a week ago, precisely for responding to an arrest warrant for criminals linked to municipal police officers in Pines, Zacatecas.
The Mexican Army and the National Guard detained 12 men linked to the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) in the municipality of Guadalupe, Zacatecas, as part of the operations to follow up on the homicide the coordinator of the National Guard in the state, General José Silvestre Urzúa Padilla. The dismembered body of a woman was found in the operation, reported during the morning conference on Thursday, December 1 at the National Palace, the Undersecretary of Security, Ricardo Mejía.
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The official said that short and long weapons, drugs, motorcycles and vehicles were confiscated.
“In monitoring of the actions carried out by the different corporations, the Attorney General of Justice Zacatecas, the Sedena and the National Guard managed to arrest 12 people tAfter complying with a search warrant at an address located in Guadalupe, Zacatecas,” said the official.
This arrest was made on November 28, four days after the operation in which the general passed away.