Published On: Tue, Oct 21st, 2014

Mexico offers a US$4.76 million reward for information about missing students

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Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam said that the PGR will pay a US$110,880 reward for each of the 43 students missing since September 26 as well as for information that leads to the identification and capture of those involved in their disappearance.

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office (PGR) offered a 64 million peso reward (US$4.76 million) for information to locate the 43 missing students of the Teachers College of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero.

Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam said that the PGR will pay a 1.5 million peso (US$110,882) reward for each of the students as well as for information that leads to the identification and capture of those involved in their disappearance.

According to preliminary reports, the students, missing since September 26, were delivered by municipal police officers of Cocula to a criminal gang called Guerreros Unidos that operates in the state. (Photo: Taken from the PGR's website )

According to preliminary reports, the students, missing since September 26, were delivered by municipal police officers of Cocula to a criminal gang called Guerreros Unidos that operates in the state. (Photo: Taken from the PGR’s website )

According to preliminary reports, the students, missing since September 26, were delivered by municipal police officers of Cocula to a criminal gang called Guerreros Unidos that operates in the state.

Over 50 people have been arrested in connection with the case, 36 of which are municipal police officers of Iguala and Cocula and 17 alleged members of the Guerreros Unidos criminal gang, among them their leader, Sidronio Casarrubias Salgados, who testified that he did not order the disappearance of the students.

 

Source: http://www.eluniversal.com.mx

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