Photo: Children Cartel Members
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas. - Two children who led a cell of the criminal group “Los Zetas” were caught holding eight videos showing how Zetas butchered victims of abductions even though they had paid the ransom, police sources reported yesterday in Tamaulipas.
Members of the State Police captured a cell of “Los Zetas” who were dedicated to kidnapping on streets of Colonia Moderna, after an anonymous complaint that warned of the “likely disappearance of two people. “,the Ministry of Public Security of the state arrested three of the members of the unlikely band of kidnappers, which eventually led to the arrest of the other seven members,” said one official statement.
The police arrested a total of ten members of “Los Zetas” who were led by “Francisco” Alexis Garate Aguilar, 16 years old, and his girlfriend “Karina” Isabel Conde Garcia, 13. After being captured, Police confiscated the eight videos that detail the murders. In their first statement to authorities, detainees claimed to belong to a criminal group operating in the capital city, engaged in kidnapping and killing of people. They admitted to have killed seven of their hostages.
The videos show that the children are personally responsible for dismembering abductees.
As a result of the the videos, authorities were able to identify two of the victims. They were two merchants whose remains were found in a “narco grave” located in the ejido El Olivo.
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