Mexican Defense Department said in a statement on Thursday (25/9) said eight soldiers were involved in an incident June 30 in San Pedro Limon.
A military officer and seven soldiers were arrested in connection the murder of 22 people in the rural areas of southern Mexico. The incident was originally reported as a military shooting action in a fight, but then reported by a witness as an act of slaughter.
Mexican Defense Department said in a statement on Thursday (25/9), eight soldiers were involved in an incident June 30 in San Pedro Limon, but not specifying. Now they are locked in a prison in Mexico City on charges has violated military discipline disobedient and dereliction of duty.
The federal Attorney General’s office is investigating the crime of murder, did not leave a comment. Raul Plascencia, head of Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission, said the Defense Department statement was not clear about the terms of the soldiers in the killing.
Plascencia-led Commission is also investigating the case. Reform recently alleged violation requires the military against civilians be tried in civilian courts, but does not hinder the military justice system to do their own courts.