Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro called President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to close ranks after threats he received from the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG), a criminal organization that last week carried out an attack against the Secretary of Security of Mexico City. , Omar García Harfuch. “I would hope that there would be a very serious reaction from the federal government and, above all, I hope that the president registers the call that we once again make to close ranks because thinking that these are isolated matters and thinking that the same discourse can be maintained I think it would be a mistake, “said the state president in an interview with Mural.
This morning, Alfaro also asked the government of the Republic to rethink the path to follow against organized crime and insisted that it should not be negotiated against criminals, while acknowledging that after being informed of the threats against him, he has taken measures. “It seems to me that more than a specific threat against a server, it is once again a sign of the challenge that is being generated against the Mexican State,” he said in an interview with Radio Formula. For his part, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador offered support to the Governor regarding his personal safety and informed during his morning press conference that he asked the Secretary of Public Security, Alfonso Durazo, to contact the Governor of Jalisco to offer him support for. “Today I gave instructions in the Security Cabinet to establish communication with the Governor of Jalisco, and that according to what he considers, we help in his safety, that we can contribute to his protection, that he has us”, said the first president.
This Thursday, Reforma announced that the National Intelligence Center (CNI) informed the Governor of Jalisco that there are threats against him by the CJNG. Later, the president confirmed that the federal government contacted him to notify him of these threats. The threats against Enrique Alfaro are other threats against other officials, as Alfonso Durazo himself has acknowledged after the attack against the capital’s Secretary of Security, Omar García Harfuch. You can also read: 20 facts about the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel, the criminal group under fire The other threatened public servants, according to the intelligence report, are Alfonso Durazo himself; the head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Santiago Nieto; and Chancellor Marcelo Ebrard. The Jalisco Cartel is credited with the attack suffered last week by Mexico City’s Secretary of Security, Omar García Harfuch – who was injured – in which two bodyguards and a young woman passing by died.
The revelation about Governor Alfaro also coincides with the complaint made by the head of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), Rosario Piedra Ibarra, for threats against her. According to the official, since June 8, she and her family have been threatened via internet and telephone from at least 100 different numbers located in various states. Rosario Piedra assured that the threats are due to the investigation carried out by the National Commission on the death of the young Giovanni López, which occurred on June 5 at the hands of the municipal police of Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos, in Jalisco. Governor Enrique Alfaro expressed his support for the national human rights commissioner and asked to close ranks in the fight against organized crime.