Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
Mexico

Former Governor of Nuevo León Rodrigo Medina Jailed

The Nuevo León government issued a statement informing Medina de la Cruz could face up to 12 years in prison

Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz (L) will stand trial on the counts of embezzlement and crimes against the state, photo: Cuartoscuro/Government of Nuevo León
By The News Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
8 months ago

On the early hours of Thursday, Justice Miguel Ángel Eufracio sentenced former Nuevo León governor Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz to preventive custody at the Topo Chico penitentiary in Monterrey on possible accounts of embezzlement and crimes against the state.

The Nuevo León government issued a statement informing that Medina de la Cruz could face up to 12 years in prison according to the justice’s deliberation on the account of crimes against the state that amount to 3.1 billion pesos ($147 million).

Justice Miguel Ángel Eufracio. Photo: Cuartoscuro

After an 18-hour meeting, the Prosecutor’s Office determined that the former governor must stand trial for the accounts against him. The defense sought an amparo ( Mexican constitutional legal process that protects citizens and their basic rights) against preventive custody which was rejected by the arraignment judge.

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
World

Ex-Rebel Serb Commander Sentenced to 15 ...

33 mins ago
Business

Global Stocks Flat as Traders await Fed ...

34 mins ago
World

Ivanka Trump's Business Ties Shrouded in ...

38 mins ago
Mexico

Mexican Women Show Resolve in Earthquake ...

44 mins ago
Most Popular

The Unexpected Heroes of the Earthquake

By María Trueba de Buen
Mexico

Searchers Dig as Mexico City Reopens jus ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico

Jojutla Is a 'War Zone' after Earthquake

By Notimex
Mexico

Trump Revels in Latest War of Words with ...

By The Associated Press
Sports

INAH: Report Damaged Museums, Cultural H ...

By The News
Mexico