Mexican authorities confirmed Friday the arrest of the leader of a drug gang accused of responsibility for the disappearance of 43 students and three weeks before their bodies were found later in mass graves on the outskirts of Iguala (South).
The director of criminal investigations at the Ministry of Justice Thomas Zeron during a press conference that Sideronio Kasarubias Salgado gang leader "Gerreros Unidos" criminal was arrested along with one of his closest aides.
He explained that he was arrested while passing on the barrier installed by police on the road leading to Mexico City and Toluca (center), pointing out that he had submitted false identity documents to the elements of the barrier who were able to expose his command. A brother Mario Kasarubias, founder and former leader of the gang who was arrested in May.
He was arrested Sideronio Kasarubias Salgado after the shooting began elements of the police. Students and disappeared three weeks ago from the city of Iguala, after they were attacked by the local police and unidentified gunmen, authorities reported that elements of the municipal police arrested the 43 students and then handed them over to the criminal gang.
And raised the absence of information about the fate Ayutzinaba school students in addition to the news to find the mass graves containing human remains on the outskirts of Iguala, great resentment in Mexico.
Police are still pursuing Jose Luis Abarca mayor of Iguala and his wife since fleeing the wake of the events that occurred on September 26 / September and issued orders suspected exposure to the students.
The judicial authorities arrested about fifty people, including a policeman forty but acknowledged that they had not arrested after the masterminds of the crime that still do not know their motives.
The ages of the missing students between 17 and 21 years of school Ayutzinaba known Kparh protest, and it was these arrived on September 26 / September with dozens of others from the same company to Iguala 100 km from their school, to raise money and pretend.
The students seized the day on three buses for public transport to return to their homes.
The policemen fired municipals, unidentified gunmen presumed to be members of the cartel Gerreros Unidos fire on a bus killing at least six people dead and 25 wounded.
Eyewitnesses said they saw dozens of students in the escorting police cars to an unknown destination and since then lost track of 43 of them.
According to the authorities have been mobilized 300 federal policeman to search for missing what is considered kidnapping case sparked an international uproar and violent protests in the state of Guerrero.