The the mayor of Rafael Delgado in Veracruz, Isauro Ambrosio Tocohuawas murdered shot on Friday night.
The first reports indicate that the execution of the mayor took place after he leave a private address to whom he addressed to offer his condolences to a family.
Likewise, it was reported that the politician, who had previously submitted his work report, was traveling in his car when a man shot him in the head.
The Veracruz Secretary of Public Security said what Operative Code Red was activated to find those responsible.
This same Friday, it was the municipal treasurer of Tezonapa, Salvador de Jesús Páez Tostado, was murdered.
According to the State Attorney’s Office, the official was shot on the Omealca-Yanga highway, near the town of San José de Abajo, in the Cuitláhuac municipality.
In the last two months, Veracruz has suffered a wave of murders of municipal officials.
On November 29, he was executed. alderman first in functions of the same City Council of Texistepec, Enrique Argüelles Montero.
While on December 6 they shot dead the trustee of the Omealca City Council, Miguel Tinoco García.
On December 16, the exmayor of the municipality of Texistepec, Saúl Reyes Rodríguezwas assassinated while attending a funeral.
In the current six-year term of the federal government add 60 murders of councilors throughout the countryaccording to the security consultancy Etellekt.
From December 1, 2018 to October 5, 2022, 18 mayors, 31 councilors and 11 trustees were murdered in Mexico.
This Saturday, four suspected criminals died in a confrontation with police in Veracruz, which closes the year with a violent day.
The shooting occurred at 05:00 this Saturday in the Los Filtros neighborhood in Córdoba, where the elements They located an alleged safe house.
Veracruz ranks first at the national level with the highest number of victims of atrocities, reported Causa en Común.
From January to October, the NGO reported that in Veracruz there were 1,166 victims of atrocitiesamong them murders of women, mutilations and crimes of political actors.
(With information from Christian Granados and EFE)