Diego Armando Añorve Martínez, the chief of assassins for the Beltran Leyva Cartel, has been captured. He is described by the Federal Police spokesman, Manelich Castilla, said that investigation intelligence revealed that the suspect is third in command of the cartel.
Añorve Martínez, also known as “El Negro” or “El Chango”, is hailed by the commission of national security (CNS) as an important capture. Arrested along with Añorve Martínez, was Julio César Gallardo Pineda, “El Piporro” , and Luis Ángel Hernández Vázquez, alias “El Chamucho”.
Añorve Martínez, was arrested by agents of the Federal Police and the gendarmerie in the port of Acapulco.
The sicarios arrested with Añorve Martínez, worked at the direction of Añorve Martínez, who allegedly ordered murders of rival group members, predominantly of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Castilla reported that that information derived during the investigation, revealed that Añorve Martinez is third in command of the Beltran Leyva Organization and ordered the killing of members of rival groups. Additionally, he led the extortion of businesses in the areas of Puerto Marqués, Llano Largo and Colosio.
"El Piporro", has admitted to ministerial authorities that he was one of those responsible for the gunfire attack on September 26, against elements of the gendarmerie in the colonia La Máquina .
Intelligence indicate that the 3 detainees were directly responsible for over 20 murders and are attributed of being responsible for a large portion of the uptick of violence in the port.
Not a single shot was fired in the arrest operation.
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