Toluca. Mex.- For trying buy votes in 500 pesos, transfer who launched gas pumps against voters in polls Naucalpan and irruption and riots that destroyed a box in Metepec on June 6, authorities of the Judicial Branch of the State of Mexico They keep 18 people under trial for committing electoral crimes, reported PJEM authorities.
Through control courts, the Mexican Judicial Power handles three matters involving 18 people for their probable responsibility in electoral crimes, “to the detriment of the proper development of the public function electoral”During the last election day in the State Mexico.
At the time that judges concluded one more matter, which involved two people, who were exonerated from the commission of these crimes, provided for in article 7 of the General Law on Electoral Crimes, whose penalty ranges from 6 months to 3 years of prison.
Two of the investigations are based in the courts of the Tlalnepantla Judicial District, one in the judicial District from Toluca, with residence in Almoloya de Juárez and the last one, in the courts of Cuautitlán.
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The first matter on June 16 was the initial hearing of a driver identified as Javier, for compliance with arrest warrant and his detention was decreed legal, where a judge authorized the duplication of the constitutional term and the prison preventive.
This after that on Sunday, June 6, Javier took in his car, to the doors of a school located in Naucalpan, a subject who got out and launched a explosive device towards the polls of the place, causing fear and confusion among voters. Later Javier and his companion fled, reported authorities of the PJEM.
In the second process, men identified as Héctor and Isidro “are charged for their probable responsibility in electoral crimes, in their hypothesis of requesting votes in exchange for a promise of money ”, indicated spokespersons.
On June 10, the initial hearing was held and his detention was deemed legal. At the request of the accused, on the same date an order of process link.
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The judge authorized a complementary investigation period of one month that ends on July 10 and imposed a precautionary measure to display an economic guarantee, consisting of eight thousand pesos, which were deposited and their release was ordered.
This after on Sunday, June 6, both defendants offered two citizen observers the amount of 500 pesos to cast their vote in favor of a specific political party. People had to take a photo of their ballot and show it to Héctor and Isidro so that they could give them the money.
In the third case 15 probable involved in electoral crimes, during the day in the municipality of Metepec, were also charged with carrying prohibited weapon and gang. The detainees are David, Marco, Rodolfo, Ramón, Lorenzo, Pablo, Juan, David, Cruz, Jesús, José, Juan, Justino, Jesús and Emmanuel.
A Control judge attached to the courts of Almoloya de Juárez linked these 15 men to trial for their probable responsibility in electoral crimes. In addition, he linked them to proceedings for their probable intervention in the crime of carrying a prohibited weapon, to the detriment of the public security. Provided in articles 179 and 180 of the Penal Code that establishes a penalty of 6 months to 6 years in prison.
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The 15 men reportedly stormed on Sunday, June 6, at approximately 9:30 a.m. to the Section 2491 booth located on the esplanade of the Lázaro Cárdenas Housing Unit in the municipality of Metepec and threw partitions, tables and all the equipment to the ground. electoral material, as well as attacking voters, including a citizen identified as Héctor.
After destroying the box, they fled in various vehicles, they were intercepted on the Toluca-Tenango highway. Inside the units were found five knives, two tanks of tear gas and a cell phone, PJEM authorities indicated.