President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) ruled this Thursday, November 25, before the wave of violence that has been registered in recent weeks in Zacatecas and he sent a message to the population to whom he assured “they are not alone”, as they have the support of the federal government.
During his press conference from Zacatecas, the president announced that he will present a plan to reinforce security, which includes the delivery of resources and the deployment of elements of the National Guard.
As we have disclosed in The Truth NewsIn the midst of the violent events in the state in recent weeks, dozens of police officers have resigned for fear of crime and the presence of criminal groups.
AMLO presents plan to reinforce security in Zacatecas
During La Mañanera, López Obrador announced the plan to reinforce security in the state which includes the deployment of elements of the National Guard in the areas with the highest incidence of violence, resources and “our solidarity”.
“The Zacatecans are not alone, they have the support of the federal government and the same can be said regarding the support of the Zacatecas governor, all of our support,” the president reaffirmed.
For his part, the governor of the state, David Monreal thanked the president for his support and affirmed that with this, hope will be restored to the inhabitants of Zacatecas, who in recent days have witnessed a series of violent events, such as the discovery of nine bodies hanging on a road bridge.
Violence index in Zacatecas
Zacatecas faces a fight between the Sinaloa cartels and the Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG), which is why it has been classified as one of the states with the highest homicide rate so far this year, with about 37 per 100,000 inhabitants.
In the midst of the wave of violence and the resignation of the Zacatecas police, the mayor of Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Francisco Arcos, asked the population not to leave their homes unless necessary. In this sense, AMLO announced the plan to reinforce security in the state, which includes elements of the National Guard.
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