11 person Journalists were arrested for their alleged links with the attack against Ciro Gomez Leyva, reported this Wednesday claudia sheinbaumhead of government.
The arrests were made in 12 simultaneous raids, the official said. civil defense secretary And this Office of the Attorney General of Mexico CityWith support from the National Intelligence Center.
“I repeat, there will be no impunity, More details soon,” he added in a message posted on his Twitter account.
The government will hold a press conference this Wednesday at 9:30 am.
driver of radio thread The attack took place on the night of December 15, 2022, near his house.
When did the attack happen and who is investigating it?
“200 meters from my house at 11:10 pm Two people on a motorcycle shot at meObviously With the clear intention of killing me. The armor of the truck I was driving saved me and I have reported the matter to the authorities. CGL”, he wrote on his Twitter account.
those days, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Condemned the attack and offered its solidarity to the journalist. In fact, the Secretary of Civil Defense cooperates with the investigation through the National Intelligence Center.
However, a few days later López Obrador suggested the possibility that those responsible for the attack against Gómez Leyva are from the opposition.
“But there’s also the fact that groups are unlike us, to impress us, has a function with these characteristics. In this particular case, I’ll tell you apart from a lowIt will not have the effect that, possibly if that intention existed, it would affect our government”, he said at the National Palace on 19 December.
Following the attack, a group of 177 Mexican journalists, including reporters, editors, columnists and columnists, demanded that López Obrador cease his attacks against the press. made from ‘morning’,
He affirmed that all expressions of hatred towards communicants “incubate, are born and spread”. National Palace.