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León becomes the capital of crime; there are 46 homicides in September

So far in September there have been 46 homicides, not counting robberies, assaults, extortion and disappearances. Photo: Andrés Guardiola

LEON, Guanajuato

A man was assaulted while eating on the terrace of the La Garufa restaurant, Campestre branch, this Friday afternoon. Hours before, a subject who ate at a taqueria was murdered on the Avenida Olímpica in the Agua Azul neighborhood.

Before this panorama, activists, businessmen and citizens in general they already demand the resignation of PAN mayor of León, Héctor Germán René López Santillana.

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So far in September there have been 46 homicides, not counting robberies, assaults, extortion and disappearances occurred in the Zapatera Capital. So far in 2020 the number of executions has reached 612.

Yesterday, a man was killed while eating tacos at a street stall located on Bulevar Delta on the corner of Vía de los Girasoles. The 43-year-old victim was shot in the face.

In another incident, after 1:00 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot and killed as he left his home in the Valle de León neighborhood.

On the other side of the city, in the Golden Zone, a man was eating on the terrace of the Argentine restaurant La Garufa, when a subject entered the establishment, pointed a pistol at him and stole his watch. The events were videotaped.

On the afternoon of September 16, a 26-year-old man was executed by a subject wearing a mask. The murderer fired a shot in the head in front of dozens of diners on the terrace of the Oasis restaurant, also in the Golden Zone of León.

Not far from there, On September 9, an armed group entered a Japanese restaurant to rob the administration and all the diners, andIn none of the cases have there been detainees.

The Leon mayor has launched messages via social networks, but netizens have repudiated him because during his tenure the city has become dangerous.

Even the president of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra) in León, Roberto González Martínez, said he was concerned before the growth of violence in the municipality so he asked the three levels of government for “more coordination.”

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When referring that violence is a problem that affects all productive sectors, he warned that López Santillana needs to address the problem because “Uncertainty” may begin to cause greater economic damage, already huge due to the coronavirus pandemic and the violence already existing in previous months.

It is also worth remembering the murder of a man, who was wrongly accused of raping a minor. The girl’s father made a mistake and stabbed him in the heart in the vicinity of it State Attorney General’s Office.

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