Guerrero.- A group of inmates rioted at the Las Cruces state prison in Acapulco this Friday morning.

Before the mutiny report, the personnel of the Superior Court of Justice who work in the criminal courts were ordered to be evicted.

The inmates demonstrated in front of the direction of the Center for Social Readaptation (Cereso) for drug insurance, which happened last Tuesday, and they intended to enter the Las Cruces prison.

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An attempt was made to enter marijuana and heroin through a van, which was secured and distributed food for the inmates of the prison.

The inmates protested / Photo: Twitter

Faced with the riot, elements of State Security and Custody were deployed to protect the prison facilities in Acapulco.

In addition, the prisoners demand the dismissal of the Director, medical consultations, medication, dignified treatment and respect for families.

The event caused the mobilization of the National Guard, the Army, state and ministerial agents.

Before noon, the soldiers were guarding the jail and outside there is also a group of people, apparently relatives of the prisoners.

In a statement from the state Public Security Secretariat, confirmed the protest inside the prison and ruled out a riot. He added that a security protocol is maintained in coordination with authorities.

“There is a group of inmates demonstrating peacefully, and those who are cared for by authorities of the Penitentiary System. Officials from the State Human Rights Commission are also present,” he said.

The agency assured that actions are maintained to guarantee security within all prisons, respecting human rights.

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It should be noted that for years, this prison has been controlled by organized crime groups, including the Independent Cartel of Acapulco, the Cida.

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