Hours after the arrest of Ovidio Guzman Lopez, the son of drug lord Joaquín El Chapo Guzman, a wave of violence swept through Culiacan, the capital of Sinaloa state. Be in a safe state to carry out daily activities in the state.
Through his Twitter account, officials informed him that no violent incidents were recorded on Thursday night and early this Friday, January 6.
“We believe that there are conditions for returning to normal activities,But Castañeda asked drivers to drive with their car windows down in case they were tinted.
Similarly, the Sinaloa state security secretary has assured stores and businesses can reopen today, and also commented that operations and patrols in Culiacán, which are coordinated by three levels of government, will continue.
Finally, we asked residents to call 911 to report an emergency.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said at a meeting Friday morning that the decision was made to keep elements of the Secretariat of Defense (Cedena), the National Guard and the State Police throughout Culiacan and Sinaloa to protect the population. said to have been made . . .
He also said he spoke by phone with Sinaloa Governor Ruben Rocha Moya and informed him that the drug blockade was over in the past few hours.
“Fortunately there has been a lull in these times. During these last hours, I spoke with the Governor. He told me there were no armed groups under lockdown in Sinaloa. ,” said AMLO.
The entity’s governor has detailed to the Mexican president that since yesterday he has been working to remove the wreckage of vehicles that have been set on fire by criminal groups on various roads.
“There are no active blockades. Some road sections where the blocking vehicles could not be completely removed as they are very large and very complex due to the situation in which they are placed. Although there will be only interruptions, we are clearing all roads of scrap metal and debris, which will probably take a day, especially on certain road sections.”
“The city of Culiacan has already opened all the blocked roads and is working to remove the burning cars on the sidewalks,” Rocha Moya told Lopez Obrador.
Sinaloa state security secretary and mayor of Culiacan, Juan de Dios Gámez Mendivir, said:Security conditions for resuming activities today”.
He also noted that clean-up operations are continuing and assured that patrols would continue throughout the city to protect residents.
Big operation to catch Ovidio Guzman wreaks havoc in Culiacan
Violence was recorded at various locations in Culiacan, Sinaloa, following an operation conducted by the Secretary of Defense (Cedena) to arrest the son of “El Chapo” beginning early Thursday, January 5.
There have been shootings by hired assassins, drug blockades, arson and vehicle theft in the capital of Sinaloa. They also looted stores and businesses during the day in response to the capture of “El Raton”.
As a result, facilities closed their doors, classes were suspended at all education levels, and flights at Culiacan International Airport were also canceled as the state’s secretary of public security asked residents to stay calm and seek shelter in their homes.
A total of 29 people were killed and 21 arrested in the violent incident recorded in Culiacan due to the re-arrest of Ovidio Guzman, according to Cedena’s report.