Federal Police Commissioner Manelich Castilla said that Federal Police, working with Mexico State authorities, are working to identify the men who attacked Senator Ana Guevara.
He said that he could not comment on investigations, but when information is available both federal authorities and Mexico State authorities.
++ Guerrero Governor Héctor Astudillo announced that engineer Isauro de la Paz Duque, kidnapped on Sunday by the Los Tequileros criminal gang in Guerrero, and another 18 hostages in San Miguel Totolapan were released.
The releases came following negotiations between the Guerrero state government and self-defense forces in San Miguel Totolapan. Among those released are the mother of the leader of the Los Tequileros criminal gang, to force the release of de la Paz Duque.
++ Mass abductions in Guerrero, mainly in Chilapa, Ajuchitlán del Progreso, Arcelia, Cocula, Iguala, Teloloapan y Cuetzala, are carried out by two splinter groups from the La Familia Michoacana drug cartel headed by Raybel Jacobo de Almonte, a.k.a. “El Tequilero,” and Johnny Hurtado Olascoaga, a.k.a. “El Pez, or “Fish.”
++ The Tamaulipas Public Security Secretariat said that some of its members have been abducted by organized crime and then went missing.
The Public Security Secretariat said it is carrying out an in-house investigation seeking to locate about 300 state agents who are missing.
++ Ayotzinapa teacher training college students vandalized the 35th Military Zone military base in Chilpancingo, Guerrero.
The activists arrived at the base in two buses and launched large fireworks and rocks against the building.
++ Deputies endorsed the General Law on Victims that seeks to speed up care and reparations for victims of violence.
According to the new legislation, the executive commissioner will be proposed by the President, evaluated by civil organizations and experts in the field of human rights and ratified by a two-thirds Senate majority.
PRI and Green Party lawmakers announced that the assessments on the amendments to the trafficking and torture laws were being withdrawn.
++ One day before the congressional period ends, the Chamber of Deputies Administration Committee approved an end-of-year bonus of 150,000 pesos for all 500 deputies.