Mexico: Judge overseeing Chapo’s extradition case assassinated while jogging

Posted on October 19, 2016 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico

ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – READ THIS BOOK reported…To some, the murder of a judge in Mexico may not come as a surprise. But this incident was shocking for several reasons. It’s true that many public officials, such as mayors, police officials, and lower court municipal judges have been killed by organized crime groups. However, a federal judge has not been murdered in Mexico in at least six years. Also, this does not fit the traditional modus operandi for more established drug cartels, who prefer to control judges through bribery rather than murder. This has Mexican law enforcement officials and drug war observers wondering who was responsible for this attack. Read Article

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