Sunday, January 29, 2023

Mexico closes 2022 with 30,968 intentional killings: SSPC

Looking to 2022, six year term President’s Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Accumulates more than 140 thousand homicides, although the Security Secretary pointed out that this represented a decrease of 10.8 percent compared to the same period in the previous six-year period.

The coordinated work of the security cabinet and state and municipal governments has resulted in a drop in the crime rate, and it goes without saying that we will continue to operate under the guideline of zero impunity and zero corruption,” Rodriguez said.

Last December alone, there were 2,530 intentional homicides, a decline of 3.8 percent year-on-year.

The month of December is the month with the lowest number of murders in the last six years,” the security secretary said.

The SSPC chief also pointed out that almost half of the murders in 2022 will happen in six states: Guanajuato, Lower California, State of Mexico, Michoacán, Jalisco and ChihuahuaWhich together accumulates 15 thousand 60 human slaughters.

Although he did not provide details of the year’s total, Rodriguez said in December there were 71 women killedGender-based killings of women, a year-on-year decrease of 13.41%.

other offenses

The Security Secretary recognized year-on-year increases in property crimes (9.3%), firearms-related crimes (6.1%) and carrier robbery (0.8%).

But they also announced a decrease in financial crimes (19.5%), tax crimes (18%), and crimes against health, that is, crimes related to drugs (15.3%).

Robbery in personal transportation (6.1%), robbery in public transportation (5.8%), robbery in business (2.7%), and robbery in home (0.02%) also decreased.

While kidnapping had reached its lowest level last December with only 38 victims.

“It is one of those months, the month of December, that has the lowest number of kidnappings of which the accounting is kept, so it is the work that is reflected in the security cabinet,” highlighted Rodríguez.

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