CNS México, (National Security Agency) announced the arrest of former police chief of Iguala. Felipe Flores was the police chief at the time of the Iguala Massacre in September 2014 that resulted in the killing of 6 people at the scene of the massacre and the kidnapping of 43 students
The massacre gained global attention and outrage. The students have never been found nor their remains.
The former police chief is charged with kidnapping and collusion with organized crime.
The arrest was conducted by the federal police and the agency CISEN, as he exited the Iguala home of his wife. He was known to be a frequent visitor at the home, yet it took two years for the capture.
|Maria, Abarca, and Flores|
Flores is suspected in coordinating the attack on the students. The former mayor José Luis Abarca and his wife Maria were arrested previously and charged in the case. More than 130 arrests have been made in the the case, but the majority of those arrested have been released including the leader of Guerreros Unidos, the cartel directly involved. Last month leader Sidronio Casarrbaias, was released, due to “human rights violations”.