Soldiers implicated in the death of five young people in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, released

Soldiers implicated in the death of five young people in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, released
Soldiers implicated in the death of five young people in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, released

After the armed attack against the young residents, they faced the uniformed officers (Photo: REUTERS/Jasiel Rubio)

A judge determined that a total of four members of the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena) will face their process in freedomThese officers were captured for their alleged responsibility in the murder of five young people in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, events that occurred in February 2023.

These are four Army corporals who were withdrawal the measure of justified imprisonmentalthough the judge of the Federal Criminal Justice Center in Tamaulipas, Juan Gonzaga Sandoval, also determined that the uniformed officers must stay in Mexico City and they will not be able to move from one entity to another without prior authorization, in addition to having to go to the Military Camp in the country’s capital and sign in periodically.

Was Edgar Netro Acuñathe lawyer in charge of defending the victims, the man who reported the events on Wednesday, July 3, which was recorded by various media outlets.

Five people died as a result of the military’s actions (Photo: REUTERS/Jasiel Rubio)

Juan Carlos “N”, Jorge “N”, Bernardo “N” and Agustín “N” are the military personnel who were granted the change of measures, which include surveillance by members of the National Guard and that Do not approach the victims nor to the witnesses of the facts.

It should be remembered that last Tuesday, July 2, local media reported that the soldiers’ legal defense argued that the condition in which their clients were found was allegedly violative from his human rights.

It was at the end of February 2023 that images circulated on social media in which military elements can be seen arguing with residents. Although initial reports indicated that the events had to do with organized crime, organizations later accused an armed attack against civilians.

After the explosions, several people left the area.

On February 26, 2023, the Human Rights Committee from Nuevo Laredo denounced that the military “riddled“six young people who were traveling in a type vehicle pick up after the civilians left a nightclub.

The events took place in the Huasteca and Mendez cruise and the vehicle in which the young people were traveling was left around 20 bullet impactsAccording to the organization, at least two of the fatal victims were “finished off” in the back of the neck while they were lying on the ground.

“This new massacre that occurred on this border angered hundreds of inhabitants and dozens of relatives of the victims who confronted the military personnel, even beating them, because they considered that the victims were not armed and there was no reason to arbitrarily deprive them of their lives,” the report reads.

Vehicle in which the victims were travelling (Photo: REUTERS/Jasiel Rubio)

For these events, the Sedena shared a position in which they assured that the agents involved in the events were being investigatedThe military corporation stated that the vehicle was speeding and with its lights off and that when the civilians noticed the presence of the soldiers they tried to escape.

“From this situation, upon hearing a loud noise, The military personnel fired their firearms; event that currently Various authorities are investigating to determine the veracity of the facts,” can be read in the report shared by Sedena on February 28, 2023.

It is not the only case in which military agents are involved in the deaths of civilians, since on July 19, 2023, the case of two elderly people was reported, who were apparently attacked “in a unjustified“(in two different cases) by soldiers, which also happened in Nuevo Laredo.

 
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