Protesters tie Mexican mayor to a truck, drag him through the streets for failing to keep his campaign promise (video)
The mayor of Las Margaritas in Mexico, Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández got humiliated by angry villagers for failing to fulfill his campaign promise of repairing a local road.
A video which has gone viral online captured moment he was dragged out of his office, tied to a pick-up truck and dragged through the streets of Santa Rita, a town in Las Margaritas.
#Enterate Circula en redes video en el que pobladores del ejido Santa Rita en el municipio de #LasMargaritas, #Chiapas, suben en una camioneta al alcalde Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández. Los motivos es porque no ha cumplido lo prometido en campaña. pic.twitter.com/Yywx2exGAC
— Tabasco Al Minuto (@Tabalminutomx) October 8, 2019
Though the Mexican mayor suffered no injury in the attack by farmers demanding that he fulfills his campaign promise, the incident led to the deployment of extra security operatives to the village.
BUEN EJEMPLO PARA LOS EMBUSTEROS.
Por no cumplir sus promesas electorales, alcalde de #LasMargaritas, Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández, es sujetado a una camioneta que lo arrastra en pleno parque central, luego de secuestrarlo de la alcaldía #Chiapas pic.twitter.com/dPPgCnoFyp
— Adel El Zabayar (@Zabayar) October 9, 2019
Mr Escandón who said he will press charges for abduction and attempted murder was rescued by municipal police officers who stopped the vehicle. Eleven people were arrested as confirmed by Tabasco Al Minuto.
Written by Kartia Velino