The Secretary of the Navy reported that one of his elements shot two of his companions and a civilian woman, at the beginning of this June 19.
According to the authorities, the events took place at the facilities of the Advanced Naval Station (ENA) in
Mulege, Baja California Sur. The three people attacked lost their lives.
Through a statement, the agency assured that this is an isolated incident perpetrated by a bad official.
“It is important to mention that the actions of the said person are an isolated act committed by a bad official, and are contrary to the conduct that is instilled in the elements of this institution.”
Authorities have not revealed why his element fired; however, the corresponding investigations are already underway.
“The corresponding legal actions are in progress in order to collaborate at all times with the competent authorities to clarify the facts.”
Navy under the magnifying glass
This is the second scandal surrounding the institution so far this month, since only on June 19, Secretary of the Navy, Rafael Ojeda, admitted that members of the institution had stolen uniforms for the sell to organized criminal groups.
“This has happened to us two or three times in our institution. We detected items being taken from our lockers, including uniforms, and sold to organized crime, but luckily our counterintelligence detected them,” the secretary said.