Mexico mayor tied to car, dragged through streets amid reported anger over unfulfilled campaign promise

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Eleven people were arrested in southern Mexico on Tuesday after the mayor of their village was dragged out of his office, beaten, and then tied to a pickup truck and dragged through the streets of the town, according to officials.

The State’s Attorney General’s Office in Tuxtla Gutiérre said in a news release that the incident happened early Tuesday in the town of Las Margaritas, when a group of people stormed Mayor Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández’s office and caused damage to real estate, in addition to assaulting him.

The angry group of farmers was demanding the mayor build a road he…



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