ZACATECAS.- War of “El Mencho” of the CJNG and “El Mayo Zambada” of Sinaloa, the reason for the murders in Zacatecas.
The struggles of Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) and the Sinaloa Cartel have unleashed terror in the state of Zacatecas.
In a report by Milenio it is indicated that as of 2019 the homicides willful suddenly increased in Zacatecas; going from 733 to 1,188 in 2020.
In addition, so far in 2021, a thousand 584 have been counted murders, 92% linked to organized crime.
Where does the CJNG dominate in Zacatecas?
The middle count indicates that almost 38% of the murders they are in Fresnillo; 14% in Guadeloupe; 12% in Valparaiso; 6.6% in Calera; 4.4% in town from Cos; 2.8 in Sherry; 2.5 in Morelos; 2 in Panuco and 1.6% Ojocaliente.
And that in these ten municipalities that are located in the central area of Zacatecas, dominated by Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
But according to the Prosecutor’s Office, the Sinaloa Cartel begins to gain ground with a strategy similar to that used by armies in wars to seize neighboring towns of Zacatecas with Durango, Coahuila, San Luis Potosi, Aguascalientes and Jalisco.
Thanks to this they have “cornered” the hitmen of Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, “El Mencho”.
Raids of Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada Niebla of the Sinaloa Cartel
According to Milenio, in 2019 investigative agents of the Prosecutor’s office from Zacatecas were intercepted by alleged members of the Poster of Sinaloa, in the community of November 20, adjacent to Durango.
That would be the first documented incursion of “El Mayo”, initiating in that year the war between “El Mencho” and the CJNG.
One of the bloodiest shootings took place in the municipality of Valparaiso, limits with Jalisco.
Occurred on June 25, 2021, hitmen of the Sinaloa Cartel they ambushed members of the CJNG in a skirmish that left 40 dead.
Since the beginning of November, every week they are murdered more than 40 people, many of them end up hanging on bridges across the state.