President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he instructed to investigate and withdraw from government officials linked to Genaro García Luna, former secretary of public security during the sixteenth year of Felipe Calderón (2006-2012).
«I have already given instructions for a review in the current government, who participated and were on the team of García Luna, who after Calderón’s government went from that team to Peña’s and came to us, if any, he argued.
Read: Dismantling PGR, ineffective police and twice as much homicide: Genaro García Luna’s inheritance
«Out, out, we came here to change things and it’s written, corruption and impunity and my family are not going to be tolerated.» secured at a press conference.
A few days ago, the president rejected the arrest of Genaro García Luna being sought by his administration to attack former President Felipe Calderón because the matter will be resolved by law, but clarified that if he is involved he will be acted upon.
Find out: Attorney General’s Office also investigates García Luna and they’ll seek his extradition
«I don’t want you to think that we’re taking advantage of this circumstance to attack Calderon, the former president, even with all the damage he did to us, not just me, to the country, because this all started with the voter fraud,» he said.
Genaro García Luna was arrested in Grapevine, Texas, after being charged in federal court in New York on charges of drug trafficking, false testimony and corruption, the U.S. Department of Justice reported.
«In exchange for multimillion-dollar bribes, the defendant allegedly allowed the Sinaloa Cartel to operate with impunity in Mexico, the department said.
What we do in Animal Político requires professional journalists, teamwork, dialogue with readers and something very important: independence. You can help us keep going. Be part of the team.
Subscribe to Animal Politician, receive benefits and support free journalism.#YoSoyAnimal