- The ‘truth’ about how the Ayotzinapa students were killed comes to light.
- “Don’t look for them because they all died,” revealed “Pajarraco”, allegedly involved in the case.
- ‘El pajarraco’ claimed that the 43 students were cremated.
Juan Miguel Pantoja Miranda, known as “El Pajarraco” and allegedly involved in the case of the disappearance of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa, offered details about what happened on the night and early morning of September 26 and 27, 2014 and claimed that all the victims had died.
“El pajarraco” was persecuted by Mexican authorities for almost 4 years and was finally arrested in 2018, however a judge ordered his release due to lack of evidence, rejecting 48 statements against him. In accordance with Milenio, Pantoja Miranda offered an interview to the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) and despite the fact that the statement had no judicial value, in his testimony he revealed details about what happened to the 43 students.
‘El pajarraco’ revealed what happened to the Ayotzinapa students
According to official documents obtained by Milenio, two days after the bird’s arrest, the suspect said he wanted to tell everything he knew about the disappearance of the students. normalistas from Ayotzinapa in order to clear his conscience.
Pantoja Miranda assured that since the disappearance of the young people he had not been able to sleep well and had nightmares and that he needed to tell the parents of the victims that “no longer look for them because they all died when they were cremated in the Cocula garbage dump,” he reported. Millennium.
What did the Bird tell?
According to the media reviewed, El Pajarraco said that he participated in the disappearance of the Ayotzinapa students, although he clarified that he did not shoot any of them since he “did not use a firearm.” According to the alleged suspect, he participated when, according to his statement, the students were transferred to the Cocula garbage dump.
El Pajarraco said that his job in the Guerreros Unidos cartel was to warn when suspicious people entered the town and said that on September 26 he received a call where they told him: “Come to the crib, if you don’t come, we’ll get you and now. you know what can happen to you ”.
Students were kidnapped
El Pajarraco indicated that he went to Cocula and when he arrived he met six members of Guerreros Unidos and together with them he went to Iguala. The man said that they stopped halfway because they came across a white truck weighing more than three tons where they were transporting the kidnapped students. El Pajarraco assured that the truck was escorted by two police patrols.
In the description he provided to the CNDH, the bird said that the Ayotzinapa students were drowning over each other and “shouted very ugly” saying they were students. The man assured that while they were moving to the Cocula garbage dump, he heard at least eight shots against the group of hostages.
Historical version of the events in the Ayotzinapa case
According to the version of the Government of Enrique Peña NietoDuring the night of September 26, 2014, the 43 students of the Ayotzinapa school for teachers were detained by corrupt policemen in Iguala.
They were later handed over to the Guerreros Unidos cartel, which murdered and incinerated them at the Cocula garbage dump and dumped the remains in a river. The Peña Nieto government ruled out the participation of the military and federal police. This story, known as the “historical truth,” was questioned by the family members and by an investigation by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
The research was also supported by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts. This group pointed out that the bodies could not be burned in that place. Surprisingly, the lawyer for the families of the disappeared, Vidulfo Rosales, said: “For us it is positive news because the criminal actions are already rising to the circle of the federal authorities and they will have to be held accountable.”
Rosales recalled that so far there have been “several detainees” from the Guerreros Unidos cartel and pointed out that “other minor officials” were also detained for irregularities in the investigation of the case. “But officials who are accused of direct or indirect participation in the events, we do not have,” he said. He also confirmed that there are other arrest warrants pending against the military.
Military detained for the disappearance of the 43 from Ayotzinapa in Mexico
In August 2020, the Mexican authorities arrested José Ángel Casarrubias Salgado, alias El Mochomo, one of the alleged leaders of the Guerreros Unidos cartel, involved in the disappearance of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa, federal sources reported.
José Ángel Casarrubias Salgado, who is suspected of being in command of the aforementioned criminal group and having participated in the disappearance of the youth, was stopped last Wednesday when fulfilling an order of arrest issued by a federal judge of the State of Mexico.
Who is José Ángel Casarrubias Salgado?
The arrest took place in the municipality of Metepec, State of Mexico, and agents from the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) and the Secretariat for Citizen Security and Protection (SSPC) participated. The information was also revealed on the website of The universal.
José Ángel Casarrubias Salgado is the brother of Sidronio Casarrubias, leader of the Guerreros Unidos cartel arrested in 2014 and who confessed that the criminal group participated in the disappearance of the 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School, on September 26 of that year in the municipality. from Iguala, in the southern state of Guerrero.
United Warriors Cartel
Casarrubias Salgado is singled out for being one of the operators of the Guerreros Unidos criminal group, linked to the former mayor of Iguala, José Luis Abarca Velázquez, and his wife, María de los Ángeles Pineda Villa.
Guerreros Unidos is the criminal organization indicated by the defunct Attorney General’s Office (PGR) as responsible for the kidnapping and disappearance of the 43 normalistas from Ayotzinapa that occurred in September 2014 after allegedly the municipal police of Iguala and Cocula detained and handed them over. to the organization by orders of the former mayor of Iguala.
Reward has been offered
The agents detained “El Mochomo” in the Federal Prison of the Altiplano, in the Mexican municipality of Almoloya de Juárez, where a federal judge is expected to determine whether or not he is prosecuted based on the alleged facts.
Since October 2015, the then PGR now FGR offered a reward of 1.5 million pesos for reports that led to the location and capture of this alleged criminal leader, due to the relevance he has in the investigations of the Iguala Case. Two presumed members of Guerreros Unidos assured in an interrogation with infantrymen of the Navy that “El Mochomo” was the one who ordered the execution of the 43 normalistas from Ayotzinapa.
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