Mexico arrests 35 police for suspected links to drug gang

Sep 24, 2012 - 0 Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican navy has arrested 35 members of the federal police force on suspicion of working for one of the country's most notorious drug gangs, the Zetas.

The navy said on Monday the suspects had been arrested in the eastern state of Veracruz and neighboring San Luis Potosi, areas where the Zetas have established a strong foothold.

Four of those arrested were women and all belonged to the federal police in Veracruz, a state which President Felipe Calderon last year said had been "left in the hands" of the Zetas. Read more here

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