On the weekend of February 12, Laura “N”, Miss Oaxaca 2018 , and third finalist of the Miss Mexico 2019 pageant, was presented by the Veracruz Prosecutor's Office as one of the eight members of a gang of kidnappers that operated in Huatusco and the Veracruz region.
The other detainees were the former councilor and former public servant of the Tomatlán Treasury, María del Rosario "N", the two children of María, Jossiel and César Enrique Escobar; the businessmen Diego and Ana Martha, owners of the Crown bar, located in Huatusco; the former Tomatlán policeman, Raúl “N”, and a citizen identified as Luis Antonio “N” .
For the crime of illegal deprivation of liberty, the authorities imposed two months in prison on those involved, while the charges were sought and analyzed. evidence that will determine your legal status. If found guilty, the judge could rule up to 50 years in prison for each of the members.
The Specialized Unit in Combating Kidnapping (UECS), dependent on the State Attorney General's Office (FGE), explained that those linked allegedly They were part of a group of kidnappers that operated in the state of Veracruz.
Faced with this scenario, the mother of Miss Oaxaca 2018, María del Carmen Romero Gómez, assured that her daughter is the victim of a manufactured crime, because in her opinion the case presents various inconsistencies.
“I don't recognize anyone from the detainees. I never saw their faces, I want to emphasize that justice is done to my daughter, in the state of Veracruz there is no justice, she does not owe anything, she is innocent, all the conclusive evidence that they have requested has been uncovered , ”said the mother from the beauty queen to the program El piñero, journalismo y debate , a popular broadcast broadcast in the Papaloapan Basin, in Veracruz and Oaxaca
The mother of the 25-year-old Miss said that her daughter had already served a month in detention in the Pacho Viejo jail, but for reasons that he barely ignores, “the Veracruz Government's Office of the Attorney General of the State had a bulletin this weekend.
And the young woman was arrested by elements of the Ministerial Police on January 15 On the Amozoc highway, Perote, when she was going to Querétaro to model: “It is a problem that we do not assimilate, because we have never been involved in cases like these, my daughter less, I think that they made that problem for her, because my daughter never h he has walked in those things ”.
The mother insisted that there is no way to link her daughter to a kidnapping that occurred in the capital of the state of Veracruz, since Laura's lawyers have already presented various conversations on her cell phone to the Prosecutor's Office and before a judge that show that he had been in Boca del Río. For María del Carmen, the Veracruz government and the Attorney General's Office have omitted information.
“I don't know why they make things up for her, all the evidence has been presented and more evidence will be obtained. I don't know the folder number, but as far as Laura is concerned there are only about 6 little sheets, it seems that he is a male (the kidnapped rescued and victim), but I understand that this person no longer lives in Xalapa, so how Do they accuse her without the victim being present? ”, she expressed.
María del Carmen assured that from the Pacho Viejo prison, where her daughter is confined together with fifty women, who are isolated from the male population, she is“ depressed for the comments ”that he sees on prison television:“ I only tell him that God speaks for those who are silent. ”
The injustice that they are committing to my daughter makes me feel afraid, since my daughter was the victim of a manufactured crime, she is an Oaxacan-Veracruz woman who has dedicated herself over the years to putting her mind and heart in the name of her state , with which he participated nationally and internationally. I would like my daughter's name to be cleared, because she is innocent
Laura's mother stressed that her daughter did not know “who she was hanging out with”, since she does not know the person who was kidnapped, nor does she know Huatusco, the region where the criminal cell that has been charged with said crime operated. Carmen Romero asks the governor of Veracruz, Cuitláhuac García, "to do justice."
Laura "N" is originally from Tuxtepec and in addition to being the state's beauty ambassador in 2018, she represented Mexico in 2020 in the international coffee kingdom , which was based in Colombia. In this contest, the Mexican obtained second place and was named “Virreina Internacional del Café” .