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Mexican cartel shows how they deal with drug thieves

October 19, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Mexican cartel shows how they deal with drug thieves

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Law enforcement officials in Mexico say they are working to determine who abducted  seven people including one woman and six men and chopped off their hands, which was reportedly done to send a threatening message to drug thieves and pickpocketers, privately concede the Jalisco New Generation Cartel are likely responsible for the grisly act.

The horrific dismemberments occurred on Monday in the Mexican city of Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, where authorities claim the victims had been kidnapped from various parts of the city.

Government officials in Jalisco have announced the arrest of two purported members of the New Generation cartel who are believed to have been responsible the gory crimes, Proceso reported.

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Jalisco Attorney General, Eduardo Almaguer said all of the victims had a criminal history, which included armed robbery, low-level street drug dealing, and theft.

Authorities suspect the victims owed money to their drug suppliers.

The men behind the terrible acts allegedly had the words “thieves” and “rats” written on the foreheads and arms of the victims before they cut off their hands.

The attackers put makeshift tourniquets on their arms to restrain the bleeding. Authorities found two plastic bags with the hands inside near the crime scene.

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One of the victims did not survive, has been identified as 39-year-old Rafael Jimenez.  A poster  narco-messages was left at the scene.

The so-called “Elite Anti-Thieves Group” signed the note and indicated that the act was done against known individuals who picked pockets, and stole cars and motorcycles.

The female amputee has been identified as 44-year-old Araceli Hinojosa Ponce. Police reported that the woman is still in shock and does not remember what happened before the incident.

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