Mexican Cartel Kidnaps Border State Cops After Leader’s Arrest

Breitbart | 11/12/2018 | Staff
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MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon – Mexican authorities are looking into the kidnapping of a group of state police officers and the alleged rape of another cop as payback for the recent arrest of a cartel leader.

In the days after the attacks, Nuevo Leon’s Public Security Director Aldo Fasci Zuazua claimed his officers were targets and asked them to use lethal force to defend themselves. Various sources consulted by Breitbart News suggest the attacks are payback for targeting a cartel boss.

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The first attack took place last week when a team of hitmen with knives went into the home of two police officers with Nuevo Leon’s Civil Force. The officers were surprised and tied up. While official information characterizes the case as a robbery, law enforcement sources say the hitmen questioned the state cops about the arrest of Northeastern Cartel boss Juan Alfonso “El Gafe or Chucho” Vasquez Canto.

Mexican federal authorities and state cops from Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon arrested Vasquez Canto in Nuevo Leon before transferring him to Tamaulipas. Vasquez Canto is considered the chief enforcer for the Northeastern Cartel or...
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