MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (.) – Mexico’s legal professional basic has requested lawmakers to strip the governor of the northern state Tamaulipas of his immunity, citing indications of alleged ties to organized crime, a ruling get together chief stated Tuesday .
Ignacio Mier, coordinator of the ruling Morena get together within the decrease home, wrote on his social networks that the legislators obtained the request for the elimination of the jurisdiction, which might open the door originally of a judicial course of.
Via his Twitter account, the governor of Tamaulipas, Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, stated that it was a political assault. “I’ll wait to be notified to have particulars and repair my place. I’ve by no means violated the regulation. I’ll defend myself towards any abuse,” he wrote.
Tamaulipas, on the border with the US, is taken into account some of the violent states within the nation, due to intense battles between violent organized crime teams which were preventing for management of the territory for years.
Two of his three earlier governors are at present in jail.
Final month the state was the scene of a bloodbath of a number of Guatemalan residents, which sparked renewed outrage on the risks Central American migrants face within the nation. (Reporting by Lizbeth Díaz and Diego Oré, with further reporting by Dave Graham, written by Noé Torres)