NewsConcern in Mexico over the disappearance of an Army colonel in an...

    Concern in Mexico over the disappearance of an Army colonel in an area where the CJNG operates

    Unofficial sources reported that the authorities would have found his vehicle and a body.

    The commander of the Army’s 16th Motorized Cavalry Regiment, Jose Isidro Grimaldo Munoz, was reported missing on December 10 while on vacation in the Mexican states of Jalisco and Zacatecas, the Defense Secretariat (Sedena) reported through of a statement.

    The soldier requested leave from his work from December 5 to 13 to take a break, but disappeared last Saturday when he was going to Zacatecas, after visiting relatives in the Jalisco town of Tapalpa, an area where the Jalisco Nueva Generacion Cartel operates. , reveal sources consulted by Process.

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    Officials from different agencies and the Armed Forces and public security, at the federal, state and municipal levels, joined forces to find the whereabouts of the military high command.

    The Sedena also reported that to combat organized crime and ensure the rule of law in Jalisco, 2,000 elements of the Army, the Air Force and the National Guard would be deployed, which would also carry out operations in neighboring entities.

    This Wednesday, local media reported that the official’s vehicle and a body were found by the Tonala Police, a municipality in the capital of Jalisco. However, relatives of Grimaldo Munoz reported that the identity of the corpse must still be corroborated through a DNA test, reports Proceso.

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    According to journalistic versions, Grimaldo Munoz was recently removed from his position for allegedly having murdered a 22-year-old young man who was traveling on a motorcycle, but the information has not been confirmed by the authorities.

    This year, 29 members of the Army have died in their work to combat drug trafficking, of which four were killed in Jalisco and three in Zacatecas, detail official data.

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    Source: RT

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