Acacpulco police disarmed and investigated over alleged drug links

Acacpulco police disarmed and investigated over alleged drug links
 

Authorities in southern Mexico have disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the resort of Acapulco, claiming the force has been infiltrated by drug gangs.
Officials in Guerrero state issued arrest warrants for two Acapulco police commanders, accusing them of homicide. It was the latest fall from grace for Acapulco, which was a favourite haunt of film stars in the 1960s but has since fallen victim to warring drug gangs.
The state government said it had taken the step because of “suspicion that the force had probably been infiltrated by criminal groups” and “the... read more

 
26 September 2018 in World News, Views: 48
Source: Guardian
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