The News
The News
Friday 02 of December 2022

Torture Victim Imprisoned for Weapons Charge


The federal prison in Tepic, Nayarit, where Santibáñez is being held,Photo: Cuartoscuro/Saúl López
The federal prison in Tepic, Nayarit, where Santibáñez is being held,Photo: Cuartoscuro/Saúl López
Elvira Santibáñez Margarito, who appeared in a video being tortured by soldiers and police, has been imprisoned in Tepic, Nayarit

A screen shot from the video showing Santibáñez being tortured
A screen shot from the video showing Santibáñez being tortured.

The woman who appeared in a video being tortured by an Army captain and a Federal Police officer has been identified as Elvira Santibáñez Margarito. Santibáñez is being held in the federal prison in Tepic, Nayarit, accused of carrying weapons.

Santibáñez is from Ajuchitlán del Progreso, Guerrero, and is accused of being a member of the Familia Michoacana cartel.

She was brought before a federal judge in Iguala after being tortured.