Feb 19, 2012

Mexico Rule of Law: At least 38 people are killed during riot in prison in Nuevo Leon

CNN Mexico: " At least 38 people were killed during a riot that occurred early Sunday at the Center for Social Rehabilitation (Cereso) in the municipality of Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, in the north (of Mexico), a spokesman for Security state security said. He warned that the death toll may rise.

... Apodaca prison is medium security prison housing common law offenders under state administration. It has about 3,000 inmates, a figure that exceeds capacity by 30%, as happens in most prisons in Mexico, EFE (the Spanish news service) reported." Spanish original

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