The mayor of Iguala, Mexico, and his wife are accused of asking drug gangs to help police prevent students from disrupting a public event held by the wife. Around September 26th, 43 students were kidnapped and killed.
The protesting students were from a teacher’s college in Iguala, about 120 miles south of Mexico City.
Gang suspects have confessed to slaughtering 43 missing students and dumping their charred remains in a river.
In recent weeks, tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Mexico City and those of the southwestern state of Guerrero where the students were abducted to decry the government’s handling of the case.
(Video: Michael Brooks / Majority Report.)