Agents of the secretary of national defense have arrested a man who is allegedly responsible for at least six executions in this border town of Juarez. The man was identified as Juan Isidro Barrios alias "El Jarocho" 33-year-old native of the state of Veracruz. He was found in possession of a 44mm handgun and told authorities he belonged to a cellular of sicarios operating in the area.
Presented to the press during a press conference were three men who were engaged in kidnapping of local physicians.
The men were identified as Luis Armando Montes Rivera, 48 years old, Diego Alberto Luna Martinez, 32, and Arnulfo Morales Montanes of 42 years of age. The men were arrested after they had kidnapped a surgeon who they had been kidnapped for three days, until yesterday when he was rescued. During the operation for their release, the military managed to capture these three dangerous kidnappers. The three man were in possession of various firearm during their capture.
The three kidnappers were demanding from the relatives of the victims half a million of pesos dollars for his liberty.
Attentive: Operativo Conjunto Chihuahua.