The police in the capitol of Guerrero have been disarmed by the Army

Translated by Fulano from an article in

MEXICO CITY, January 4, 2018 – State and federal police, supported by Mexican army soldiers disarmed the local police in the state capitol of Guerrero, after finding the bodies of two men who had been last seen in the custody of the police.

State and federal police have relieved the Chilpancingo police and started to review the personnel, weapons, vehicles and radios, according to a spokesman for state security in Guerrero, Roberto Álvarez.

The operation took place in the afternoon in Guerrero, a state punished with drug trafficking violence. The state police have assumed security duties in Chilpancingo.

The bodies were found in black plastic bags on Thursday afternoon, according to a press conference by state Attorney General Xavier Olea Peláez. The victims were identified as two me and they were last seen on December 31 under police custody. Municipal police are suspected in the murders.