Acapulco: Mexico police under investigation over alleged drugs ties

Acapulco: Mexico police under investigation over alleged drugs ties
 

The entire police force in the coastal Mexican resort of Acapulco is under investigation amid suspicions of infiltration by drug gangs.
Two commanders accused of murder are being sought while the rest of the city's police have been disarmed.
State police and the military will patrol the city instead.
Acapulco became famous as a destination for the rich and famous but it has fallen prey to the drugs trade and has a rampant murder rate.
Last year, it stood at 103 per 100,000 inhabitants, one of the highest in Mexico.
The state where the city is located, Guerrero, is one of the most violent in... read more

 
26 September 2018 in World News, Views: 67
Source: BBC
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