“El Mochomo”, leader of Guerreros Unidos, will remain rooted for 40 more days

Photo: FGR

José Ángel Casarrubias Salgado, alias “The Mochomo”, Leader of the cartel United warriors and likely linked to disappearance of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa, will continue to be rooted thanks to a federal judge who granted the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) 40 more days to continue investigating him for alleged crimes of organized crime and kidnapping

“El Mochomo” is in the Federal Investigation Center and this Monday his first 40-day arraignment expired.

A couple of weeks ago, José Ángel Casarrubias was transferred to a hospital from Mexico City for review when presenting various stress-related ailments. The mother of the detainee assured at the end of June that her son suffer from hypertension and diabetes. However, the transfer and hospitalization of “El Mochomo” lasted just a few hours. When he recovered, he was transferred back to where he has been rooted since the beginning of July.

On July 1, Judge María del Socorro Castillo Sánchez, head of the Second District Court of Federal Criminal Proceedings in the State of Mexico, decreed a release order in his favor because there were no elements to try him for the crime of organized crime that it is charged.

(Photo: Cuartoscuro)
(Photo: Cuartoscuro)

However, when he was leaving the federal prison, he was detained by the FGR as part of another investigation for organized crime and the next day he was rooted. Later, The FGR announced that it had audios that reveal that people close to “El Mochomo” offered several million pesos to federal court personnel in exchange for their release.

The Mochomo He was arrested the first time on Wednesday, June 24, but his capture was only made known at the beginning of the following week.. The man is accused of having participated in the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa Normal School, in the municipality of Equal to, in the southern state of Guerrero, in September 2014, and was a fugitive from justice for almost six years.

The criminal group “Guerreros Unidos” was formed in 2011 and operates in the Mexican states of Morelos, Guerrero, and the State of Mexico. Among the criminal activities they engage in are homicides, kidnappings, about of people, prostitution, and drug traffickingIn addition, the Casarrubias Salgado brothers were key pieces for its operation.

The name of José Ángel Casarrubias Salgado made the headlines on June 25 after General Luis Crescencio Sandoval, head of the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena), presented a map on drug trafficking in the State of Mexico and pointed to The Mochomo as the leader of the Guerreros Unidos group in the federative.

(Photo: REUTERS / Carlos Jasso)
(Photo: REUTERS / Carlos Jasso)

In recent years, Warriors United has been weakened, according to the Sedena, for blows in his criminal configuration. In addition, General Crescencio Sandoval reported that Casarrubias Salgado had been arrested in the Mexican entity.


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