Semar has worked closely with the PGR
México. 12 Sep. (Notimex/Bernardo Moncada).- Elementos de los planteles, grupos y cuarteles de todas las zonas navales del país, de la Secretaría de Marina Armada de México, participan en las prácticas finales para su participación en el Desfile Militar del próximo 16 de septiembre.NOTIMEX/FOTO/BERNARDO MONACADA/BMR/POL,
14 of March 2016 10:57:01
The Navy Secretariat (Semar) reported that five navy members involved in the enforced disappearance of one person in the state of Nuevo León in August 3, 2013, were left at the charge of the Third District Court in Criminal Matters.[caption id="attachment_5970" align="alignright" width="300"] Semar said it will respect any decision regarding the status of the accused officers. Photo: Notimex.[/caption]In a statement, the Semar said that the officers were the target of a formal order of imprisonment between March 8 and 9, 2016, for the crime of enforced disappearance.The secretariat said that it had collaborated closely with the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) since the beginning of the investigation carried out by the latter regarding the crime.[caption id="attachment_5971" align="alignleft" width="300"] The PGR said that the Semar officers are innocent until proven guilty. Photo: Notimex/José Pazos. [/caption]Following the presumption of innocence principle, the officers accused are innocent until a judge declares otherwise.