Mexico City to Monday, August 22, 2022
By: Melina F.G.
Mexico City.- The former head of the PGR, Jesus Murillo Karam, was arrested this Friday, August 19, in Mexico City, by elements of the Federal Ministerial Police of the Attorney General’s Office (FGR).
The arrest warrant against him is for the crimes of forced disappearance, torture and against the administration of justice in the Ayotzinapa case.
The former head of the PGR was transferred to the Prosecutor’s Office for the corresponding procedure, later made available to the authorities. judicial proceedings, the prosecution pointed out that Murillo collaborated at all times with the authorities without opposing and the arrest process was carried out without any inconvenience, outside the home in
on Montañas Calizas street number 414 in Lomas de Chapultepec, of the Miguel Hidalgo mayor’s office in Mexico City, between Sierra Ventana street, next to the Embassy of Morocco in Mexico.
Murillo was in charge of the investigations into the Ayotzinapa case and served as head of the former Attorney General’s Office (PGR) during 2012 and until 2015.
The narrative of The so-called historical truth was based on the fact that the normalistas were kidnapped, burning their bodies in the municipal garbage dump of Cocula, in Guerrero, by members of the criminal group Guerreros Unidos,
It is worth mentioning that Murillo closed the investigations into the case despite the fact that neither the parents, nor the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) and society in general were satisfied with said version.
Halfway through his term in office, Murillo Karam resigned as prosecutor in 2015, leaving his position to the PRI senator, Arely Gómez González.
On November 7, during a press conference, he left his famous phrase “I’m tired” for social memory.
The capture of the former prosecutor is already in the National Registry of Detentions of the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection.
One day before Murillo’s arrest, the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador presented the preliminaries of the investigation of the Ayotzinapa case, which is carried out by the Commission for Truth and Access to Justice, in which it was highlighted that it was of a state crime.