They kidnap and then release an element of the National Guard in Colima

A commando deprived an element of the National Guard circulating in a patrol on the Colima-Manzanillo highway; hours later, the uniformed man was found unharmed in the community of Madrid, municipality of Tecomán, confirmed the governor of Colima, Ignacio Peralta.

“Fortunately we found him alive, unharmed, all the security mechanisms were carried out, the three orders of government entered into coordination and the important thing is that the element was recovered in perfect health,” he said.

The events occurred between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. this Saturday, when a deputy inspector of the National Guard Highway Safety Battalion He was intercepted by the armed group and forced to get into a truck that took him to the community of Madrid.

A video that circulated on social networks shows that the officer was surrounded by several armed individuals who were traveling aboard two Toyota Hilux trucks, a Volkswagen vehicle and a Ram pickup truck; without stripping him of his weapons, they deprived him of his liberty and took him away.

After the fact, various federal, state and municipal corporations mounted an operation to search for the agent, who was later released; Until now, the motive for what happened has not been reported.

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