A Mexico Mayor was tied to a truck and was dragged along the streets by angry villagers who were protesting against him for not fulfilling his campaign promises.
Jorge Luis Escandon Hernandez, who is the mayor of Las Margaritas in the state of Chiapas, was taken by the residents of a village from his office and was dragged on the streets.
The residents were forced to carry out the attack on October 8, 2019, by storming his office and demanding to fulfill the promises that he made.
Mayor Hernandez was forcibly removed from his office and was tied to a pick-up-truck.
A video of the incident was shared with the public.
The short video showed Mayor Hernandez attached to the back of a Toyota Truck with a rope and being dragged along a road.
According to reports, the residents who carried out the attack were armed with sticks when they kidnapped the mayor.
The mayor was dragged around the city until 40 police officers came in and stopped the attack.
30 people were detained by the police.
20 were injured in the scuffle.
According to reports, the mayor gave a speech 8 hours after the attack happened, in which he said he will not be intimidated.
The mayor only sustained minor injuries from the entire incident.
Hernandez also said he is going to press charges for abduction and attempted murder.
According to a report, the angry villagers decided to attack Mayor Jorge Luis Escandon Hernandez for failing to fulfill the promises he made during his election campaign.
The mayor reportedly promised a rehabilitation work on a local road.