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Two municipal officers arrested in Edomex for homicides

Two municipal police officers were detained by elements of the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico, in an investigation into the murder of two men, one of them was a colleague from the same corporation.

The two municipal detainees, identified as Isidro “N” and David “N”, are being investigated for their probable participation in the crime of qualified homicide, with the aggravation of having been committed “with advantage and treachery, for which they were admitted to the Penitentiary Center and Social Reintegration of the area, where a Judge will determine their legal situation, “FGJEM authorities reported.

The prosecution’s investigation began on March 13, when two men were murdered, one of them municipal police from Zumpango, aboard a public transport unit of the Transportes Zumpango line, in the Santiago neighborhood, Second Section.

That day, a group of approximately four individuals fired shots when the victim was traveling as a passenger in a public transportation unit, where the police officer died, as well as another passenger on the bus.

In the investigations, the Mexican Public Prosecutor’s Office established the probable participation of the two municipal police officers, for which the Public Ministry asked a judge to issue an arrest warrant against them, which was granted and completed.

The two detainees “apparently were members of a criminal gang led by David” N “alias” El Ocra “, dedicated to the theft and sale of hydrocarbons, as well as the sale and distribution of drugs. This criminal gang is also being investigated for perpetrating various homicides against rival groups, in addition to extortions and kidnappings, mainly in the municipalities of Zumpango, Tecámac, Tequixquiac, Hueypoxtla, Apaxco and Nextlalpan, “informed authorities of the Mexican Prosecutor’s Office.

David “N”, alias “El Ocra”, “who was a priority objective of this Institution was arrested last June by elements of the FGJEM in the state of Hidalgo. Later he was admitted to a Mexican prison, where he was linked to a process for a homicide, “said FGJEM spokespersons.

The detainees should be considered innocent until a conviction is passed against them, Mexican authorities said.