22 Immigrants Kidnapped On A Bus In Tamaulipas, Mexico

2021-02-20   |   by CusiGO

On March 7, an armed commando kidnapped 22 people on a commercial bus in broad daylight on a highway in Mexico’s Tamaulipas state. According to the driver of the force, at 1300 hours local time, the force was intercepted by three pickup trucks at 79 km along San Fernando renosa road. Although the investigation is still ongoing, preliminary investigations indicate that the victims of deprivation of liberty are immigrants trying to enter the United States border.

The transpa í s bus left the Tampico terminal on Thursday morning with more than 40 passengers. The driver of the force reported to the authorities that they had been intercepted by a group of armed men at a site near Palo Blanco. The driver added that the attackers checked all the people on board and chose the passengers to take. More than 96 hours after his disappearance, the identity of the victim remains a problem. Luis Alberto Rodr í Guez, security cabinet spokesman for Tamaulipas, admitted: “there are no complaints, no family members have filed claims against these people, which is why it considers this to be an immigration issue.”.

The rest of the people follow their route to renosa pier. The bus arrived at its final destination around 2 p.m. that day. The bus company said it believed the authorities would find out and provide safety on the roads in the area in May. A National Security spokesman said they had been warning the authorities since February last year FBI reports trucks harassing vehicles of immigrants from Blackstone to renosa. “It has been found to be a mechanical device that is being used in other states, such as Chihuahua, where there is a similar situation: they take a particular bus and then a particular person gets off,” he said.

It is speculated that the victims of this massive plagiarism (kidnapping) are immigrants trying to cross the border into the United States, which is reminiscent of one of the cruelest incidents in Tamaulipas during the pan government period of Felipe Calder ó n in 2010. Immigrants (58 men and 14 women). The victims include Central Americans, Brazilians, Ecuadorians and Indians. At that time, spokesman Alejandro pore said that the massacre took place in the conflict between the Gulf cartels and the Zetas, and the only survivors of the massacre claimed that they were kidnapped on their way to the United States.

Eight years after the tragedy, the border state is facing one of the most violent stages in its history. 1095 intentional homicides were recorded in 2018, similar to the previous year. Official statistics show that Tamaulipas has one of the highest murder rates in the country and one of the highest murder rates in the country. The national status of missing persons. In the past decade, almost 6000 people in this entity have disappeared. They found less than 200 people.