Former mayor of Paso del Macho, Veracruz assasinated

The former mayor of the municipality of Paso del Macho, Rafael Pacheco Molina, was shot dead on Monday one block from the Municipal Presidency.

The former mayor of the municipality of Paso del Macho, Rafael Pacheco Molina, was shot dead on Monday one block from the Municipal Presidency.

The Ministry of Public Security (SSP) of Veracruz deployed an operation in the area to provide support and assist in the development of investigations.

“Forces of the federal, state and municipal order have been deployed in the area carrying out surveillance work with the purpose of maintaining tranquility among the inhabitants of this region,” the agency wrote on Twitter.

According to local media, the events occurred around 06:30 am on Monday, between the National streets and Hidalgo Avenue, one block from the Municipal Palace, when armed subjects intercepted him and attacked with bullets. The attackers fled without being arrested.

The body was transferred to the Forensic Medical Service in the San Miguelito ejido in Córdoba.

Regarding this crime, the national leader of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), Angel Romero, condemned the aggression and asked the authorities to clarify the facts.

“The @PRDMexico condemns the cowardly murder of our partner Rafael Pacheco Molina, who was three times mayor of the municipality of Paso del Macho, Veracruz. We demand that the authorities clarify this fact and bring those responsible to justice, ”he published on social networks.

Pacheco Molina worked in the current town hall as Public Works Manager and advisor to Mayor Fernando León Trejo.

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Former Mayor of Cortazar was investigated for alleged links with the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel

In a call, released last March, we hear how Hugo Estefanía Monroy, former mayor of Cortázar advises Noé Israel Lara Belman, aka El Puma, right arm of José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, El Marro Last weekend, in  Guanajuatothe former mayor of Cortázar,  Hugo Estefanía Monroy,  was killed in a business owned by him, who was investigated for his alleged links to organized crime.

In a call, released last March, we hear how Hugo Estefanía Monroy,  former mayor of Cortázar advises Noé Israel Lara Belman, alias ‘El Puma’, the right arm of José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, ‘El Marro’, leaders of the Santa Cartel Rosa de Lima. In the conversation, Estefanía and Lara plan extortions and acts of corruption in Guanajuato.

There is a money chingo, güey, which can be recovered in the part of the work and there are the Oxxos where a fair has to be run there, I am sure that they will not have to be charged, San José Iturbide is with me, San Luis of Peace is with me. Ha then that urges. Let us get together, ”said Hugo Estefanía.

After the diffusion of this audio, Hugo Estefanía Monroy was hidden for several days.

The Guanajuato Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that Estefanía Monroy was investigated for his criminal links, despite this, the former mayor was unconcerned in several videos he published on social networks.

” I want to tell you that today I feel very happy, grateful to life with God, to tell you that I am here ,” said Hugo Estefanía Monroy, former mayor of Cortazar, Guanajuato, on October 20.

In one of the last videos that were disseminated, he recorded it in his company “Transport Estefanía”, located in Francisco I. Madero street, east of the municipality.

A group of armed men arrived on board two trucks and shot at him and three other people more than 40 times.

Estefanía died when he was treated at a hospital in Celaya.

Source: televisa news

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