Chivis Martinez for Borderland Beat
Segob condemned the death of Giovanni López, 30 “as an alleged act of abuse of authority, there was a similar case in Tijuana.
The case of Giovanni López began in Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos, Jalisco, where he was beaten and detained by ministerial police.
Through a press release, the undersecretary of Human Rights, Population and Migration, Alejandro Encinas, reported that his relatives indicated that the victim was a brick layer.
The events, he stressed, were given the restrictive measures that the state government implemented to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, which led to the use of force and abuse of authority.
The family says they were warned not to publish the videos taken at the scene. They ignored the warning.
The officers involved have not yet been removed from office.
Mexico’s covid19 mask policy is the same as the World Health Organization, which is to wear a mask in situations where social distancing of 6 feet is not possible. Examples are public transportation.
Así se llevaron a Giovanni López, albañil de 30 años, los policías municipales de Ixtlahuacán en Jalisco por no portar cubrebocas. Lo golpearon hasta matarlo..el Estado de Terror y Persecución que instala el gobernador @EnriqueAlfaroR pic.twitter.com/BMRRSgkjhC
— Jorge Armando Rocha (@rochaperiodista) June 3, 2020
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