Government prepares response to CNDH for Aburto case; AMLO offers protection if you want to “tell your version”

Rosa Icela Rodríguez, Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection, reported that the federal government analyze what will be the answer to recommendation of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) on the case of Mario Aburto, the confessed murderer of Luis Donaldo Colosio, PRI candidate for the presidency.

The President and the Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection.  |  Jesus Quintanar

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The President and the Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection. | Jesus Quintanar

On morning press conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the official assured that Mario Aburto ” He is not in solitary confinement and he is absolutely in good health. “

On October 26 the CNDH recommended that the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) carry out a new investigation into Mario Aburto, after accusing acts of torture against him and irregularities by doctors, for trying to hide or tolerate them.

In a statement, the CNDH explained that after an investigation it was determined that the acts of torture against Aburto were carried out by elements of the then Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), of the Public Ministry and custodians, from the moment of arrest, in March 1994, until the first proceedings and their transfer to CEFERESO number 1.

The family of the confessed murderer of Luis Donaldo Colosio revealed that his relative has been missing for a month, so they will go to international bodies to guarantee his safety.

Ruben Aburto, Mario’s father, stated in an interview with MILLENNIUM His concern because in the last communication he had with his son, he told him that he intended to file a legal recourse to obtain his early release. Through this document, he would reveal new evidence that he was “a scapegoat.”

“We are reviewing the legal and the Secretariat’s response to the recommendation made by the CNDH. A timely response will be given shortly. He has had supervision, we have had the surveillance of the National Human Rights Commission, there have been visitors of this, those who supervise and monitor the state of health of Mr. Aburto.

“I can say that currently, in this administration, he has had a lack of respect for human rights. He even has the opportunity to communicate with his family and with other people that I cannot say. He has constant communication,” Rosa Icela Rodríguez said today .

AMLO offers protection to Mario Aburto and his family if he is “willing to tell his version”

The President announced that Mario Aburto and his family would be given full protection “if they have something to contribute.” on his process and “that means another version on the facts”

“If he (Mario Aburto) can express, prove, that he was tortured, that he is threatened and that is why he has kept silent, if there is another version, the State would protect him, because we are very interested in not having any doubt no suspicion about this unfortunate murder of Luis Donaldo Colosio; it was a vileness, it would be an act of justice and therefore it is a matter of State. “

López Obrador commented that “if things happened as they are in the trial, the only thing that we are obliged to do is not to violate his human rights and that is a commitment.”

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