Fight between criminal groups is the cause of increase in homicides in San Miguel Allende


San Miguel de Allende.- The City Secretary mentioned that the crimes in the municipality are on the downside, as is the case of robbery to the home-room, car break-ins, only the case of homicides have increased, but he argues, the cause is a “fight between groups”

In an interview for the local radio, the Secretary of City Hall, Gonzalo González said that cameras are being placed in the places where the homicides are taking place since they have been targeted.

“[This particular issue of executions has increased, apparently it is a struggle between groups but we are working …]”

 In the first months of the year 48 murders and 1 femicide have already been reported, a figure well above what was registered in the last 10 years


With regard to other crimes, vehicle theft maintains a steady downward trend, home theft decreased by 50% from March to April but remains 33% above the average; business theft decreased by 23% but still remains 20% above the average; In the crime of injury the municipality follows first at the state level with a rate of 44.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Source: noticiasconvalorsma

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