A furious crowd stormed a police precinct in the city of San Francisco Boqueron on Wednesday and dragged and set fire to two men, who had been suspected of kidnapping two minors.
According to El Universal, the angry group was able to intercept a truck in which Alberto Flores Morales, 53, and Ricardo Flores Rodríguez, 21, were traveling.
The crowd took Morales and his nephew out of the vehicle and attacked them physically because they thought the children were being held against their will on the side of the truck that was finally set on fire.
Police from the municipality of Acatlán de Osorio descended to the eventful scene and were able to ensure the safety of the abused men around 3:30 p.m. M., Local time, according to an official police report.
Ricardo Flores Rodriguez (left) with his uncle Alberto Flores Morales safe in the jail cell before an estimated crowd of 150 assaulted the station and set them on fire
Residents of the community of San Vicente Boquerón observe how two innocent men are burned alive after the crowd suspected that they had kidnapped minors
The Daily Mail contacted the police department in Acatlan de Osorio, but an official in service declined to comment, citing ongoing investigations. He requested that all inquiries be made through the prosecutor's office of the state of Puebla.
The Daily Mail also contacted the prosecutor's office, but they have not offered any comments.
The police transported the wounded to the house of the San Boquerón station and placed them inside a cell for their protection.
Somehow, an estimated 150 annoying residents of the city sought to take matters into their own hands and minutes later broke into the station.
A spectator records the wild scene in the Mexican municipality of Acatlán de Osorio when a group killed two innocent men setting fire to them outside a house of the police station
The crowd surpassed the command center, knocking down the front door before reaching the cell where the two men were secured.
The restless group then took Morales and Rodriguez out of the entrance to the police station and once again physically assaulted the couple before they were burned alive while the viewers recorded the horrible scene.
The state attorney's office issued a statement later in the evening indicating that their preliminary reports eliminated Morales and Rodriguez, who worked as agricultural workers, from any offense related to the abduction of minors.
In a separate press release, the prosecution also reprimanded the municipal police for not sending any negotiator who might have helped quell the agitated crowd and warned the police department for not having quickly contacted the state police to obtain support. additional.