Agents from the Army and the National Anti-kidnapping Coordination (Conase) arrested Raphael BOoh the “Ghost”, identified as lieutenant and coordinator of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) in Zacatecas.
The 32-year-old subject is also known as Don Rafa and/or Tío José and was captured in Chihuahua for the crime of aggravated kidnapping, since he is considered a relevant target in the structure of the criminal group.
According to information from Infobae, the alleged regional head of the CJNG would be responsible for the illegal deprivation of liberty of the brothers Javier “N” and Alejandra “N”, from Los Angeles, California, for whom the payment of 350 thousand pesos to his relatives.
Ghost”; Chief of the CJNG
The SSPC-Zacatecas located the “Fantasma” as the person in charge of organizing kidnappings, extortion, sale and distribution of drugs, as well as murders in the municipalities of Fresnillo, Monte Escobedo and Tepetongo.
Presumably, the Ghost was directing hit men from the capital of Chihuahua and the arrest warrant for aggravated kidnapping was issued by a Jerez de García Salinas Court, Zacatecas, under Criminal Case 16/2022.
In addition to Conase and the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena), local prosecutors, as well as the National Intelligence Center, also participated in the arrest, in actions carried out around 04:08 on February 11.
Wanted in Zacatecas and Chihuahua
He was wanted in Zacatecas and Chihuahua because he is also identified as leading the training of criminal cells. In addition, he is linked to the discovery of some bodies hanging in the entity that governs the morenista David Monreal.
After his arrest, he was transferred on an Armed Forces plane to Zacatecas, to be available to the judge who required him and before the instance that will define his eventual link to the process.
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