The Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection, Alfonso Durazo, reported that he has already requested the resignation of several officials from that unit who had a relationship with former Secretary Genaro García Luna.
Durazo Montaño said he doesn’t want anyone linked to the former official who is tried in a New York court to be part of his team.
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«The risks of the permanence of such staff would be high because you have to remember that in political culture, personal relationships become political relationships and often complicity,» Durazo said.
It noted that it had already requested the resignation of several officials, although it did not specify the number, who held positions of area directors or directors general.
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«What we are looking for because of the level of responsibility they have is that there are no people who because of their relationship with García Luna or that the relationship they have had has led to some kind of complicity,» he added.
Although he said that not necessarily because of having a relationship with the former secretary, they would be held accountable.
García Luna faces U.S. justice on charges of conspiracy to cocaine trafficking and lying to cocaine authorities about his criminal past to obtain citizenship in the United States.
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