Mexican authorities arrest ex-police chief of Iguala in the case of 43 missing students

Mexican authorities captured the former police chief of Iguala, Felipe Flores, on 21 October 2016, in connection with the disappearance of 43 students in the state of Guerrero on 26 September 2014 (El Nuevo Heraldo). The National Security Commission reported federal forces led by the intelligence division detained Flores in Iguala without a shot being fired (El Nuevo Heraldo and El Sol de México). Federal Attorney General Arely Gómez González welcomed the arrest of Flores and hope it would shed light on what happened to the students (La Jornada). The ex-Iguala police chief represents the 131st arrest related to the case of the missing which include numerous police and gang members. Flores is accused of organized crime and responsibility for the apparent kidnapping of the students (El Sol de México and El Nuevo Heraldo).