Ivonne Gallegos Carreño, pan candidate for the municipal presidency of Ocotlán de Morelos, Oaxaca, was killed in a gunshot attack in Santo Tomás Jalieza.
Marko Cortés, national leader of national action, condemned the assassination and demanded a thorough investigation, justice and punishment of those responsible.
Lee: Yuriel González, PRI pre-candidate assassinated Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua
We strongly condemn the murder of Ivonne Gallegos Carreño, our candidate for the municipal presidency of Ocotlán de Morelos, Oaxaca. We demand a thorough investigation, justice and punishment of those responsible. Our deepest condolences to your family members and loved ones.
— Marko Cortés (@MarkoCortes) March 20, 2021
According to early indequators, the former staff girl was travelling aboard a white van with another person, who was injured, but authorities have not given any further information about the attack.
Gallegos Carreño was president of the Gender Equity Commission in the local Legislature, she was also a former member of the Secretariat of Indigenous Affairs of the current government.
Six years ago, José Luis Méndez Lara, husband of the panista, was also killed.
What we do at Animal Politics 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 Politics, receive benefits and support free journalism.#YoSoyAnimal