Riviera Maya, Q.R. — The Attorney General, Óscar Montes de Oca says since his term, there has been a 25 percent decrease in intentional homicides in Quintana Roo. On Monday, Montes de Oca reported that since he took over in 2018, the state has seen a 25 percent decrease in homicides.
On Monday, Montes de Oca reported 641 events in 2022 against the 866 recorded in 2018.
“Although the drop in the commission of this type of criminal act is positive and represents an incentive for the Quintana Roo Attorney General’s Office, there is still much to be done,” Montes de Oca said in his press statement.
Montes de Oca noted that the Attorney General works in conjunction with the Coordination Group for the Construction of Peace and Security in Quintana Roo and stated that Quintana Roo closed 2022 with a 5 percent decrease in intentional homicides compared to 2021.
Over the last four years, crimes of intentional homicide in the state decreased by 25.9 percent, 225 fewer cases, by closing 2022 with 641 events against the 866 recorded in 2018, the year in which he took over.
In this sense, he reported that compared to 2021, where 675 intentional homicides were committed, 2022 closed with a decrease of 34 fewer cases, that is, 5 percent less.
The State Attorney General stressed that the result in the reduction during his in the four years in charge of the FGE Quintana Roo is due to the work carried out with the Coordination Group for the Construction of Peace and Security in Quintana Roo, which consist of personnel from Sedena, the National Guard, Quintana Roo Police, National Institute of Migration and the Secretary of the Navy among others.
“We will be doubling our efforts with the different agencies in charge of ensuring security and justice for the inhabitants and visitors, as is the instruction of Governor Mara Lezama,” he added.