Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Officials Arrest 20 Members of the Knights Templar Cartel

The Mexican Secretariat of Public Security communicated that agents of the Federal Police got a tip on the time and location a very important meeting of high rank cartel leaders would take place. The meeting was organized by the Knights Templar Cartel.

In the action, which took place in Apatzingan, Michoacan, Federal Police officials captured 20 members if the Knights Templar Cartel. The hit-men tried to escape but were quickly outnumbered by the police forces and therefore surrendered.

The police seized thirteen assault rifles, seven handguns, 447 magazines, eight frag grenades, one stun grenade, several methamphetamine, nine cellphones, several luxury vehicles, fifteen different passports, among other things.

Images of the arrested hit-men have been included.


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