Mexico’s ‘avengers’ backed by public sick of crime and lack of punishment | David Agren – The Guardian

It was still dark when four men boarded the packed commuter bus heading for Mexico City and ordered the passengers to hand over their valuables.

They gathered up mobile phones and wallets, but as they prepared to leave near the town of Toluca, one passenger stood up, drew a pistol and shot the four assailants, killing their leader instantly.

Mexican federal police patrol the streets of Guadalajara. Widespread dissatisfaction with law enforcement and the justice system has fuelled public sympathy for vigilantes. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images

Source: Mexico’s ‘avengers’ backed by public sick of crime and lack of punishment | World news | The Guardian

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