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Sinaloa has no peace, "the area is hot" after the murder of El Chino Anthrax

Sinaloa is one of the states with the largest presence of criminal groups in the country (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
Sinaloa is one of the states with the largest presence of criminal groups in the country (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

This weekend, in the center and north of the state of Sinaloa They registered multiple murders and one kidnapping since the execution of José Rodrigo Aréchiga Gamboa, former leader of a group of hitmen, happened this Saturday.

Aréchiga Gamboa was the founder of Anthrax, armed arm of the Sinaloa Cartel. His body was found along with that of his sister and brother-in-law inside a luxurious BMW truck. in Culiacán, the state capital. Preliminary versions indicate that his assassins were members of the same cartel who they settled accounts for the information he gave to the United States justice after being arrested in December 2013.

Regarding the criminal incidents that occurred after the execution of this criminal leader, the first crime that was known was in the town of Guayabitos, Choix, where a confrontation between civilians left as four dead.

The body of El Chino was found with that of his sister and brother-in-law (Photo: Twitter)
The body of El Chino was found with that of his sister and brother-in-law (Photo: Twitter)

The bodies wore tactical gear and have not been identified. They also found long weapons and numerous shell casings. At the scene, a house and a truck with multiple marks are witnessed by impacts of a firearm of different calibers.

In Culiacan, a 35-year-old man was deprived of his liberty in the subdivision Porta Fe. Also, in that municipality, a homicide was registered in the Loma de Rodriguera neighborhood.

Other homicide was recorded in the population of The illusions, Navolate. Authorities are already investigating the case; however, they have provided no further information regarding the official investigation.

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Violence continues in the entity (Photo: Margarito Pérez Retena / Cuartoscuro)
Violence continues in the entity (Photo: Margarito Pérez Retena / Cuartoscuro)

Likewise, two bodies were found: one bagged in the kilometer 57 of the Benito Juárez highway at the height of the municipality of Mocorito and, the second, sheltered in the vicinity of the Humaya river, close to the community of Mojolo. Regarding the bodies, they have not provided the general data or the identification of the bodies.

The state governed by Quirino Ordaz Coppel It is one of the most representative of drug-generated violence in Mexico, where recent events, such as the so-called Culiacanazo, connote the tactical and fire capabilities of the gunmen serving the Sinaloa Cartel.

It should be remembered that on October 17, in the capital of Sinaloa, a tactical operation occurred to arrest Ovidio Guzmán López, son of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán and alleged new leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. Around 1:00 p.m., element of the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) and the Ministerial Police started the operation and successfully concluded it in a short time; however, minutes after the arrest occurred, numerous groups of hired assassins, attached to the Guzmán cartel, began to open fire in different parts of the state to pressure the local and federal government to release the alleged criminal.

The entity's security personnel are already investigating the cases (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
The entity's security personnel are already investigating the cases (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

After hours of uncertainty on the streets of Culiacán, Ovid was released and, little by little, the gunmen retreated from their locations without causing more panic to the public.

The execution of El Chino Anthrax, far from paying the rule of law, shows that even at that level security cannot be guaranteed, because according to testimonies circulating on social networks, Rodrigo Aréchiga was taken from a security house with residence in Guadalupe Victoria, Culiacán, by an armed command that left the property severely damaged by repeated detonations of automatic weapons.

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Cristóbal Castañeda, head of the entity's Public Security Secretariat, has not yet ruled on the triple extrajudicial execution, about the killings or the other two bodies found. On the one hand, the State Attorney General's Office awaits confirmation from federal elements to confirm the identity of the bodies found in the BMW; On the other hand, the investigations have only just begun.

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