The Green Party denounced the deprivation of freedom of its mayoral candidate from Uruapan, Michoacán, Omar Plancarte Hernández.
The state attorney’s office said it had launched an investigation following the political institute’s complaint.
«From the first moment the event was reported, urgent steps were taken to clarify it,» the unit said without detailing further information on the case.
Meanwhile, the Michoacán Police deployed a candidate search operation, in the town of Caurio, as well as nearby, where vehicle review filters and patrols are said to be carried out.
We deployed a search device in the municipality of Jiménez, following the report of the alleged deprivation of liberty of the candidate for the municipal presidency of #Uruapan, Omar Plancarte Hernández. pic.twitter.com/4Zwn2Ws4yU
— SSP MICHOACON (@MICHOACANSSP) May 25, 2021
On Tuesday, the candidate of citizen movement to the mayor of Moroleón, in Guanajuato, Alma Barragán, was murdered, with which 88 politicians killed in the current electoral process, according to the consultancy Etellekt.
With the assassination of the citizen movement candidate to the mayoral part of #Moroleón, Guanajuato, Alma Barragán, 88 politicians killed in #Elecciones2021MX (34 of them aspiring and candidates for election positions) add up to 88. pic.twitter.com/JuuGPFxoGv
— Etellekt Consultants (@etellekt_) May 26, 2021
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