Gov. Francisco Vega attends Analysis and Follow-up meeting on reforms to the New Criminal Justice System

CITY OF MEXICO.- Monday, May 28, 2018.- The Governor of Baja California, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, attended the meeting that took place at the offices of the technical secretary of the National Conference of Governors (CONAGO) where the Heads of State of Aguascalientes, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Colima, Durango, Michoacan, Nayarit, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas also met.

This meeting arises from the concern of various state executives that was expressed in the framework of the LIV Ordinary Meeting of CONAGO, where they expressed their preocupation for criminal activity in their states, and for the reforms of the new accusatory criminal system that need to be analyzed, in order to change the categories of crimes considered serious and that require immediate attention by the Congress of the Union.

Francisco Vega expressed his support to the public safety coordination group, which he heads and where the three levels of government participate. He highlighted the results obtained since the crusade for security in Baja California, however, he pointed out that the governments of the States and the Congress of the Union need to analyze and study the best control options the police corps have.

Since May 22, during the plenary session of the CONAGO, held in the city of Villahermosa, Tabasco, the Governors asked President Enrique Peña Nieto for his support to ask the Federal Congress for an extraordinary special period, in order to analyze if any modifications to the new accusatory criminal system are needed.

Source: Gobierno del Estado de Baja California

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