Mexico: Journalist Richard Villa was kidnapped in Veracruz

  • Source: DW
  • April 4, 2023

"Mexican reporter Richard Villa was kidnapped on Monday afternoon [April 3] by a group of armed men in the state of Veracruz, local authorities said.

The news outlet itself, Presente Veracruz, reported that the incident occurred at 5:40 p.m. (23:40 GMT) when the reporter was at a repair shop where he had taken his motorcycle.

The State Commission for the Attention and Protection of Journalists, an autonomous body, reported that in coordination with the State Public Security Secretariat and the State Attorney General's Office, an operation had been launched to search for and locate the reporter."

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