By Lucio R. Borderland Beat
graduate from the Fausto Vallejo University
of corruption, the PRI Governor of Michoacán made good on his threat to
assure indigenous autodefensa leader, Semei Verdía, remains incarcerated.
He presumed Verdía would be locked up for the foreseeable future, but was dealt a blow when the federal government determined the case against Verdía lacked evidence. That is zero evidence, as none was presented.
Verdía was ordered released by the court.
Jara was incensed and said there would be new charges filed, this time from his
He followed through on his threat.
Verdía was re-arrested at 11:30 pm, as he was leaving the prison in Tepi, Nayarit, where he was held since the July 19th arrest.
On the Michoacán state PGJE twitter page the following was tweeted (paraphrased):
“PGJE makes it known we have completed two arrest warrants against Cemei (Semei) Verdía Zepeda, for the criminal acts of aggravated robbery and homicide.”
According to the state agency, the warrants were issued by two separate criminal courts in the state.
After the new arrest in Tepic, Verdía was immediately transferred back to Michoacán, to the Mil Cumbres State prison in the state capital of Morelia.
Without providing details, PGJE stated that the crime of robbery originated from the city of Aquila.
Noteworthy, these charges were never spoken of, nor Verdía ever questioned about them. These magically appeared, timely for Jara and goons to assure the humble indigenous leader remained in prison.
The “murder” stemmed from a conflict between organized crime members and the coastal autodefensas. In the attack 4 members of Caballeros Templarios were killed and 2 autodefensas.