Mexican authorities detain the owner of the “El Pinabete” mine where 10 miners were trapped

Mexican authorities detain the owner of the “El Pinabete” mine where 10 miners were trapped

  • Judge orders preventive detention for the owner of the “El Pinabete” mine as allegedly responsible for exploiting “illicitly an asset of the Nation” and will remain imprisoned in a Federal Center in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila

The Attorney General of the Republic of Mexico announced that Cristian Solís Arriaga, identified as the owner of the “El Pinabete” mine, located in Coahuila, was arrested, where 10 miners were trapped.

“The accused allegedly illegally exploited an asset belonging to the Nation, located in the “El Pinabete” mine, in La Agujita, in the Municipality of Sabinas, Coahuila, where 10 miners were trapped on August 3,” the agency said. .

In a statement, the Prosecutor’s Office specified that after the arrest of “Cristian S”, he was placed at the disposal of a control judge in Torreón, Coahuila.

“Personnel of the PFM of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC), arrested Cristian “S”, in Cananea Agujita street, Colonia Cosedores of the aforementioned municipality and was placed at the disposal of the Control Judge attached to the Federal Criminal Justice Center with residence in Torreón, Coahuila, “said the FGR.

“The Federal Public Ministry (MPF), presented it at the hearing, charged the reference person and requested link to the process,” he said.

“As a result of the initial hearing, the defense accepted the duplicity of the term so that the Judge decides on the legal situation and continues with the hearing on September 29,” he specified.

The Mexican authority reported that the owner of the mine will remain in preventive detention in a Federal Center in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, in addition to the search for two other alleged perpetrators.

“As a precautionary measure, the Judge ordered preventive detention, which must be served at the Federal Center for Social Rehabilitation number 18 in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila. The Attorney General’s Office continues with the search for the other two defendants to present them before the Federal Justice, “he reported.

It was on August 3 that 10 miners were trapped in the “El Pinabete” mine, located in Sabinas, Coahuila, after a collapse caused by a flood.

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