The director of the Cancun Municipal Police, Eduardo Santamaría, has been removed from the position, confirmed the Cancun municipal president, Mara Lezama, in an interview with Ciro Gómez Leyva
The director of the Cancun Municipal Police, Eduardo Santamaría, has been removed from the position, confirmed the Cancun municipal president, Mara Lezama, in an interview with Ciro Gómez Leyva.
It is a process, first they separate him from the position as soon as the Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo council approves his dismissal, which will be today, “he said.
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He condemned the violent act and reiterated: “I am a woman and I am empathetic with the violence that women experience. We cannot turn a deaf ear to the violence that is experienced in many places ”.
For his part, the Governor of Quintana Roo, Carlos Joaquín González, in a television interview, confirmed that the director of the Municipal Police of Benito Juárez “gave the instruction to shoot into the air”.
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The police command argued that it did so with the aim of “dispersing the protesters who were trying to invade the offices of the municipal presidency, this, according to comments, in order to protect the integrity of the public servants who worked there.”
Quintana Roo Single Command Policemen fired to disperse protesters who demanded #JusticeForAlexis, a young woman who was dismembered and murdered in # Cancun. These are videos of the moment in which the elements detonated their weapons and attacked those who recorded them: pic.twitter.com/hVoBq4ILn8
– Ciro Gómez Leyva (@CiroGomezL) November 10, 2020
He specified that the investigations that have already begun will make it possible to know if there are more officials involved in this case. “We will have to act forcefully.”
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