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Drug cartel wish residents of Veracruz “Merry Christmas” after dumping bodies of suspected thieves: GRAPHIC

December 18, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Drug cartel wish residents of Veracruz “Merry Christmas” after dumping bodies of suspected thieves: GRAPHIC

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A drug cartel feeling in the holiday spirit wished the residents in the port city of Veracruz a “Merry Christmas” after dumping the bodies of two suspects accused of robbing local businesses, with their hands amputated.

A narco message accused the two men of being thieves and ended the note with wishing residents in the area a “Merry Christmas.”

Neighbors in the area called authorities after finding the lifeless bodies of two males, described as in their early to mid-20s showing apparent signs of torture, in the Christopher Columbus colony of Veracruz.

Ministerial Police immediately arrived on the scene where they confirmed the discovery of the bodies of two young subjects, both of whom had hands amputated, according to Reforma.

Along with the bodies, the agents found two narco messages on phosphorescent boards accusing the two deceased victims of committing robberies of local businesses in the area.

The narco manta went on to threaten anyone caught extorting or stealing.

“This is going to happen to all thieves, assailants, and rats of the area, the people will not be robbed,” one message read.

A second read: “The clean has started, we have located all the extortionists, assaulters, and those responsible for robberies, Merry Christmas.”

The Veracruz Attorney General’s Office said the victims were taken to the Forensic Medical Service for an official autopsy and will allow relatives to claim the bodies.

Authorities haven’t indicated which group is responsible for the murders of the two men. However, punishing thieves by cutting off their hands as a public statement seems to be the calling card of the Jalisco New Generation cartel, or the CJNG, who maintain a heavy presence in the state.

As JammedUp News previously reported, the CJNG were responsible for cutting off the hands of several thieves and pickpocketers in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco back in October.

 

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