Wave of violence shocks the state of Guanajuato

Wave of violence shocks the state of Guanajuato

Nov 30, 2017

Guanajuato businessmen urged authorities to take control of the insecurity situation that prevails in the state, they claim to be alarmed by the increasing violence that plagues Guanajuato.

In just two days, Monday 27 and Tuesday 28, November ; 26 murders occurred in the state.

On Wednesday November 29 there were four other homicides. And Irapuato lived a violent dawn, with threats and shootings.

In Leon, a man shot last week died. Two people who were injured in the attack, in Santa Rosa de Lima, refused to file a complaint for fear of reprisals.

The president of the Coparmex, Jorge Ramírez Hernández, said that on Monday he expressed his great concern about the violence to the Secretary of Government, Gustavo Rodríguez Junquera.

Japanese Consul Suzuki Yasushisa

Japanese Consul Suzuki Yasushisa

The Japanese Consul, Yasuhisa Suzuki, also expressed his deep concern about the insecurity.

“I understand that in January the military police will arrive, which will be based in Irapuato, that more than 3,000 (military police) are expected, we greatly appreciate the effort to carry out this project,” the Japanese govenment representative said.

Meanwhile, José Arturo Sanchez, of the Business Coordinating Council of León (Consejo Coordinador Empresarial de León), said that the state of Guanajuato has become an attractive region for organized crime and it will be difficult to eradicate these criminals.

Source: AM Noticias

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