The FGE investigates more cases of forced criminal recruitment

The Jalisco prosecutor, Gerardo Octavio Solis, reported that they are already investigating if there are more cases related to the camps where organized crime trained young people, against their will, for their service. The victims were recruited with deceit through social networks.

So far this situation has been identified in two municipalities, including one adjacent to the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara. Photo: El Informador
So far this situation has been identified in two municipalities, including one adjacent to the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara. Photo: El Informador

He noted that so far this situation has been identified in two municipalities (without specifying which), including one adjacent to the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara. However, he said that it is not ruled out that this still happens.

"It's an issue that is being investigated practically since we arrived, but we do not want to focus solely on those two cases. We are seeing what possibilities there are that are permeating through social networks this. "

The official expressed the above after the investigative work carried out by journalists Diego Petersen and Alejandra Guillén, published in the media Fifth Element Lab, in which they made known how they operate the camps where organized crime forced young people to train as hit men. The sites were located by the Office of the Prosecutor in July 2017.

They were hidden among the forest of the communities of Ahuisculco and Las Navajas. They were found after allegations of disappearance made by relatives and young people who escaped.

After the Undersecretary in Human Rights of the Ministry of the Interior (Segob), Alejandro Encinas announced that in Mexico there are about one thousand 100 clandestine graves still unexplored, the state prosecutor, Gerardo Octavio Solis, acknowledged that Jalisco It could appear in the list.

However, he stressed that until now all the graves that have been of the dependency's knowledge were investigated by the specialized search team, so it is unknown how many of those not explored could be located in the Entity.

"The pit that is detected is explored immediately. The investigation is started and immediately those data are shared at the state level and before the rest of the dependencies. If there is a grave that has not been explored, it is because we have no knowledge of it. "

The state strategy on the disappearance, which will be announced in the coming days, includes a database that will contain "dynamic" figures on disappearances and its georeferencing in the Entity.