Attorney General of Coahuila, Gerardo Marquez Guevarareported this Friday that . a person named Christian “Ann”who assumed ownership of the mine in the Las Agujitas community, where 10 miners are trapped, have already given their statement for what began a research folder To know whether there was an offense or the measures to protect the workers were not optimal.
“The investigation folder is already open, we continue to operate and we also consider it the owner, Christiane, we request certain information to determine whether he actually appears as the owner of the mine Or not, He says he’s the boss”He said in an interview in Saltillo.
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However, I believe that although the priority is the defense of the miners, an investigation folder has already been started on what happened.
Separately, former Sabinas mayor Regulo Zapata clarified that he does not own the well where the miners are trapped.
The local prosecutor said it was also Statement taken by five workers That they managed to get out of the mine, and that they were receiving medical assistance, which is already part of the investigation, as well as a number of additional procedures that have been carried out by public ministry agents and elements of specialist services.
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with this topographic study of the land on which the mine is situated, ‘to determine whether any illegal act was committed in the course of the coal extraction operation’.
Former Sabina mayor clarified that where miners are trapped, they have no wells of their own
The former mayor of Sabinas, Regulo Zapata Jaime (PRI), released a video on social networks in which he denounced being the owner of the horrific coal pit where 10 of the 15 miners working last Wednesday were trapped.
The state prosecutor, Gerardo Márquez Guevara, assured that no one mentioned Regulo Zapata Jaime (as a concession in his statements), the investigation was ongoing but said he would look into it later as now 10 miners were immediately arrested. to be located.
“We hope they are able to find themselves in some nook or gallery, which they do to protect themselves (since there are three adjacent wells and the deposit is large),” he remarked.
Zapata Jaime warns in his recording that only this time he will explain that neither he nor his son has anything to do with the farm which is on the way to “Las Conchas” in the mineralogy of Aguzita, municipality of Sabinas. collapsed and flooded.
“My name is Regulo Zapata Jaime, the only time I am going to talk about this issue was the floods and people are stranded, fellow miners whose priority is to save them and let the authorities investigate and do their job. .
“And like they’re talking about, if they believe I’m responsible, then do whatever it takes to solve this problem.
“I tell them that if I work in a mining development that is more than 15 or 20 kilometers from where the collapse happened, as a consultant to Social Security and in the buying and selling of coal.
“My son also has mining development, why deny it? He’s a coal processor in San Juan de Sabinas, I tell him I’ve bought and sold coal if everyone I know.
“We know that the first thing we have to solve is the defense of the miners who are in that little hole to continue…
“We know the risks involved in this area (coal), the work in the mines, and being able to improve it.
“I thank you (for your attention), I repeat: this is the only time I will talk about this issue, I have no concessions, I have no mines in my name, I am just another one in mining development. I am a worker,” he said.
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