“I trust the authority”: this is how Ciro Gómez Leyva reacted to the arrests of those allegedly responsible for his attack

Ciro Gómez Leyva (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
Ciro Gómez Leyva (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

Until the night of January 12, 2023, they had been captured 12 persons designated as allegedly responsible for the assassination attempt against the journalist Ciro Gomez Leyvaperpetrated on December 15, 2022.

Given the progress in the investigations of the governments of the Mexico City and Michoacanthe communicator expressed in his television program that he has full confidence in the institutions.

“To those who have asked me for an opinion as to the form and times [en que han actuado las autoridades]my answer is simple: I trust authority. I am confident because everything would indicate that he is working solidly and with great professionalism, ”said the journalist.

During the early hours of Wednesday, January 11, members of the Citizen Security Secretariat (SSC) and the Mexico City Attorney General’s Office (FGJCDMX) performed 12 simultaneous searches in different parts of the capital.

The capital authorities shared progress in the investigation.  (Government of CDMX)
The capital authorities shared progress in the investigation. (Government of CDMX)

As a result of the operation, 11 people were arrested, including Pedro Pool “N”identified as leader of a criminal structure linked to crimes such as homicide, extortion of merchants and drug dealing.

Added to this relevant action was an operation deployed in Michoacán that allowed the capture of Hector Eduardo “N” on January 12. This subject was pointed out as the apparent person responsible for trigger the gun with which Ciro Gómez Leyva was attacked.

The apprehension of the alleged material author was announced by the head of government of the CDMX, Claudia Sheinbaum, via social networks. According to the report, elements of the capital’s security forces participated, as well as agents of the Secretariat of National Defense (sedena) and the Michoacán Prosecutor’s Office.

“This is the person who was co-pilot on the motorcycle the day of the attack,” the official specified.

“I trust because If we don’t trust authority, what are we left with? There are 12 people arrested for that assassination attempt four Thursdays ago. I have to assume that all 12 had something or a lot to do with the failed execution. Thanks to those who ask. thank you very much for being close”, expressed the journalist during his newscast on January 12.

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