Ten armed agents working for the private security firm GIA Private Armed Security detained the former federal and local deputy Flavio Sosa Villavicencio recently for 20 minutes. This took lace when F. Sosa was taking photos of three trailers belonging to the Canadian Fortuna Silver Mines that were traveling on the Oaxaca-Puerto Ángel highway. They were escorted by patrols belonging to the cited security firm.
These private guards demanded that F. Sosa produce his identification but they withdrew when Federal Attorney General’s Office agents intervened, being the escort for the former deputy. F. Sosa said that he would analyze possible recourse to legal actions in response to the actions of th private security.
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