Guadalajara, Mexico. – Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) The deployment of military operations has been halted in the areas of Michoacán previously controlled by Cervando Gómez”trial“, former capo of the Knights Templar.
In areas such as the La Huacana-Múgica-Uruapan corridor – where koretiza for the army– and from Cuatro Camino to Artega in Tierra Caliente, has been hampered by the presence of federal operations armed civilian groupMilitary sources accepted.
The area is one of the main centers of methamphetamine-producing laboratories that the criminal group smuggled across the border with the United States.
That drug market has opened a narcowar in michoacan Between CJNG and united cartelwhich extends to the border of Michoacán with Jalisco, in the municipalities of Aguilla-Land of the leader of the CJNG, Nemesio Oseguera “Mencho”– as well as in Tepalcatepec, Buenavista, Paraquero, Gabriel Zamora, Apatzingan, Morelia, Zamora and Nuevo Urrecho, where reports of violence are frequent.
Military sources said the army is now where it has faced resistance from criminal cells to patrol or set up their posts.
On May 26, 2019, a group of soldiers was captured in La Huacana by members of self-defense groups demanding the return of confiscated weaponsWhich they got the next day.
On May 10 alone, a total of 900 elements of the military strengthened Michoacán to combat organized crime in the unit in municipalities.
Joined the 3,962 troops assigned to the two military areas present in the army.
However, soldiers who were deployed in the area of La Huacana and the city of Nueva Italia in Magica, harassed by armed civiliansAccording to the video released, about eight trucks followed them, in addition to stopping them from setting up a checkpoint on the Cuatro Caminos-Los Olivos highway.
He disclosed that his commanders, based in The 43rd Military Field in Apatzingan asked soldiers not to encounter groups of armed civilians.
CJNG stops the army in Michoacani