The Attorney General’s Office (FGR) executed two arrest warrants against former police commanders, for their probable participation in the events that occurred in Nochixtlán, Oaxaca, in June 2016.
Through a statement, he reported that on September 25, the Federal Public Ministry of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office of Regional Control charged Juan Peralta and Carlos Guerrero for their probable responsibility for six homicides and 18 injured in the operation carried out for the liberation of federal highways.
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Peralta Alavez, former director of the Oaxaca State Forces Division, will be investigated for having ordered that the operation deployed in Asunción Nochixtlán on June 19, 2016, be attended by armed elements.
For his part, Guerrero Romero, former director of the ninth group of the Coordination of Alert and Immediate Reaction, for the omissions he allegedly incurred during the operation, by not turning adequate instructions to the uniformed.
The probable perpetrators requested the duplicity of the term so that their legal situation is resolved, so the hearing will continue on September 30.
The confrontation between demonstrators – teachers of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) and supporters – and the Federal Police occurred when this group maintained a blockade as part of the protests over the arrest of two of its main leaders.
Regarding these facts, the then Federal Police indicated that the elements that participated in the operation at an initial stage did not have firearms and only carried batons, but when “radical groups” began to shoot, they deployed armed police to counter the aggressions.
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