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Saturday 03 of December 2022

Formal Order for Imprisonment of Navy Members Regarding Enforced Disappearance


CONTINÚAN PRÁCTICAS DEL DESFILE MILITAR DEL 16 DE SEPTIEMBRE
CONTINÚAN PRÁCTICAS DEL DESFILE MILITAR DEL 16 DE SEPTIEMBRE
Semar has worked closely with the PGR

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.

50812189. Reynosa.- Petróleos Mexicanos participó en el simulacro mayor que la Secretaría de Marina-Armada de México, realizó en las instalaciones de la Terminal de Operación Marítima y Portuaria Madero, en donde se simuló la toma de instalaciones, de rehenes y amenaza de bomba. NOTIMEX/FOTO/ESPECIAL/COR/HUM/
Semar said it will respect any decision regarding the status of the accused officers. Photo: Notimex.

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.

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The PGR said that the Semar officers are innocent until proven guilty. Photo: Notimex/José Pazos.

Following the presumption of innocence principle, the officers accused are innocent until a judge declares otherwise.