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Mexican police arrest top leader of cartel linked to missing students
Mexican police arrest top leader of cartel linked to missing students

Mexican authorities said Friday they have arrested the top leader of a drug cartel linked to the disappearance of dozens of college students in the city of Iguala last month. Sidronio Casarrubias Salgado was detained by federal police Thursday on a highway outside Mexico City, Atty. Gen. Jesus Murillo Karam said. Murillo Karam identified Casarrubias as the “supreme leader” of Guerreos Unidos, the gang he says colluded with local police in the abduction of 43 students three weeks ago after a violent protest in Iguala, in Guerrero state. The students have not been heard from since. Investigators believe they may have been killed and dumped in several mass graves discovered...

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