300 members of the Army and National Guard arrive in Nuevo León

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The Army and National Guard elements will collaborate with authorities in operations to curb the activities of organized crime, especially homicides.

A total of 300 members, belonging to the National Guard and the Mexican Army, arrived in the state of Nuevo León to support public security authorities and military personnel in operations to inhibit the activities of organized crime, particularly homicides.

Through a statement from the Seventh Military Zone on Monday, it was informed that the main mission of the troops will be to strengthen the rule of law and collaborate with authorities from all three levels of government in maintaining peace, as well as curbing homicide rates linked to organized crime.

“Carrying out tasks of deterrence, prevention, patrolling, and establishing military security posts,” it detailed.

It was specified that these military personnel are distinguished by their mobility and flexibility, which allows them to timely exploit intelligence products as they have a great capacity for deployment, armament, materials, and equipment to carry out inter-institutional operations in coordination with federal, state, and municipal authorities.

“This personnel always act firmly, adhering to what is established in the National Law on the Use of Force and respecting human rights at all times,” it assured.

Source: Excelsior