Subject Matter: Ximena Bernal Vargas, Beltran Leyva Organization
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Reporter: Milenio Digital
The Secretary General of the youngster network "X Mexico in Guerrero", Ximena Bernal Vargas, was detained last week with an alleged operator of the cartel of the Beltran Leyva brothers.
The network, Jovenes x Mexico, who are aligned to the PRI, confirmed that Bernal Vargas is a member of this organization; however, the Secretary for women in this entity, Gabriela Bernal Resendiz, affirmed that her sister is not a functionary of anything in the three levels of Government.
"I want to make clear that Ximena doesn't work in the Secretariat that I direct, and as such is not a functionary of anything in the three levels of Government," said Bernal Resendiz in a video published on her face book account.
Last Friday, Federal forces detained two women and four men, amongst them Carlos Alberto"N", nicknamed "El Ruso", who is identified as an alleged operator of the cartel of the Beltran Leyva brothers and a coordinator of transit and sale of drugs in Acapulco.
The authorities signalled that he is the intellectual author of kidnapping and homicide of Taxi drivers and distributors of drugs of contrary groups, as well as being an extorter of businesses.
"El Ruso" maintained direct communication with Hector Beltran Leyva.
|Ximena with PRI's Manilo Fabio Beltrones|
The Secretary for women in Guerrero asked respect for the processes that the authorities are carrying against her sister and added that she is not " responsible for the actions of my family members".
The network, Jovenes x Mexico published in a communication, that the acts of Bernal Vargas, were outside of her official functions, "these acts were strictly personal and not legally linked with our organic activities".
They indicated that they will be attentive to the processes on the part of the authorities and will act consequentially, in whatever the determine to be her legal situation.
Original article in Spanish at Milenio