The case of Aristotle SandovaHe, former governor of Jalisco who was murdered on December 18, 2020 when he was in a bar in Vallarta Port, It is already resolved, the only thing missing is to capture those responsible, the current president of the entity told the media Enrique Alfaro Ramirez.
What did Enrique Alfaro Ramírez comment on the Aristóteles Sandoval case?
The case of the assassination of former governor of Jalisco, Jorge Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz, It is already resolved, assured at a press conference, the governor Enrique Alfaro Ramirez.
The murder of the ex-president registered on December 18 in the bar “Distrito 5” where, according to the investigations, a woman, accompanied by the considered leader of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG) on Vallarta Port, nicknamed “The Firm “, shot him in the back when Sandoval Díaz was in the establishment’s bathroom.
“In the case of my predecessor, as reported by the Prosecutor’s Office, those responsible have already been identified and arrest warrants have been issued. It is a matter that has been resolved in terms of who are responsible and they are looking for, hoping to be able to stop them and do justice “
Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, Governor of Jalisco
What is known of the suspect who shot former governor Aristóteles Sandoval?
The criminal leader is identified as Carlos Andrés Rivera Varela, and the United States Government Department of the Treasury included it in his blacklist, in addition to Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) froze his bank accounts.
“The Firm “, is appointed as head of the CJNG plaza in Vallarta Port, and according to information from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is an important point in drug transactions and financial movements of the CJNG.
Carlos Andrés Rivera Varela, born June 19, 1986, is 35 years old. Although he was born in Cali, Colombia, he has resided in Mexico for many years, which is why he already has Mexican nationality since 2014.
He is also accused of being the intellectual author of the attack against Omar García Harfuch, head of the Secretariat of Citizen Security of Mexico City, on June 26, 2020.
According to the United States anti-drug agency, “La Firma” works under the orders of Gonzalo Mendoza Gaytán, “El Sapo”, one of the men closest to Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, “El Mencho”, maximum leader of the CJNG.
“El Sapo” allegedly brought Rivera Varela from Colombia to Mexico to inject “new blood” into the criminal group, commission him the Puerto Vallarta plaza and get rid of old CJNG leaders.