Two hitmen motorcycles shot dead a judge in the Mexican state of Zacatecas after ambushing him as he drove his car in Guadalupe’s Bonito Pueblo neighborhood on Saturday. This was reported by the news portal Zacatecas Online.
Rescue, the judge Roberto Elías Martínez he was transferred to a hospital in a condition of brain death but the doctors, who tried to save his life, declared his definitive death. The president of the Superior Court of Justice of Zacatecas remembered Martínez via Twitter as “one of his most competent judges and committed to the high value of justice”.
“The Court of Zacatecas is in mourning. A few minutes ago, one of its most competent judges committed to the high value of justice died. The assassination of Judge Roberto Elías Martínez outrages us and adds to the desperate call for peace in Zacatecas,” the president of the Zacatecas Judiciary wrote on Twitter, Arturo Nahle GarcíaSpeaking with ‘El Universal’ Nahle then referred to the “indignation” of the magistrates, recalling that more than 100 judges have died.
For his part, the governor of the state, David Monreal Ávilaregretted the magistrate’s death and condemned the attack, calling on the state attorney general’s office to apprehend those responsible