If you have been waiting to see the photos of the Iguala mayor, José Luis Abarca handcuffed and in a blackhawk being transferred to DF….don’t hold your breath.
There has not been criminal action against the dubious municipal leader because he is proteted against prosecution by way of constitutional immunity.
Attorney General of Guerrero, Iñaky White says he has not called for the arrest of the mayor, for kidnapping and murder, because of the immunity.
For over a weeek congress has attemtping to suspend the immunity, “Until we can bypass the immunity, we can not proceed”, said White.
Law makers say they were hopeful that the mayors right of immunity would be removed on Monday, now they are hopeful perhaps by tomorrow. Meanwhile the mayor and his security chief are on the lam.
It should be noted that this crime is not a red herring, the atrocities against the students and citizens has a long history, and demands for a federal investigation unheeded, since at least 2011.
White may want to pile the blame on the mayor, but he and every lawmaker has a hand in the the killings, directly or by inaction.
The mayors wife .María de los Angeles Pineda Villa, is identified as being a part of the Guerreros Unidos Cartel. Her entire family, siblings, mother and father (above)are members of the criminal group.
As for the 22 municipal police suspected of being directly responsible for the killings, they are being held at the Federal Center for Social Rehabilitation Corner No. 4, in the town of Tepic.
A criminal judge ruled this week detention order against detainees by the police shooting attack on the convoy of buses Ayotzinapa normal school, on 26 September.
In the attack, three students, a footballer and two others died. This part of the story seems to have been lost in the media, especially foreign media, as they concentrate on the fosas, which number 6 according to Mexican media in the region such as La Jornada, which has provided the most accurate coverage of this event.