Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- Journalist Carlos Zataráin and one of the young men who had been kidnapped turned up alive at a property in the city of Mazatlán, Sinaloa.
The general director of the Noroeste newspaper, Adrián López shared on his Twitter account that the photojournalist is already at home “alive and well,” he also reported that they will follow up on the case with the authorities.
They inform us that our colleague Carlos Zatóin is already at home. Alive and well. Fortunately. Like the other two young men. Tomorrow we will follow up on the case with authorities to close it properly. THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT! “, Thanked the CEO.
After the first publication, the general director of the local newspaper pointed out that the release of a third person deprived of liberty has not yet been confirmed. “I correct. The release of a third person deprived of liberty along with Carlos and Christian, and whose name is Kevin, has not yet been confirmed.
The report of said event occurred at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, when a group of armed men arrived at a home in the Venustiano Carranza neighborhood in Mazatlán, where after a few minutes of discussion they took the journalist along with two more people, gagging an adult woman.
Eyewitnesses immediately notified the emergency numbers of the kidnapping, which was reported to the police, without having further information on his whereabouts.
On Sunday afternoon, the Sinaloa journalistic union joined to demonstrate in the cities of Culiacán and Mazatlán to demand that the authorities find Zatarain.
The Attorney General of the State of Sinaloa activated a protocol involving federal, state, and municipal authorities to search for the three missing persons.