The 13 nurses from Monterrey, Nuevo Léon, who would join the ranks of support against the health emergency for covid-19 in Mexico City they were kidnapped virtually between 16 and 20 hours, said Vianey, one of the victims, before leaving the Ambos Mundos hotel, where they were held.
It is unfortunate, because we really came with a lot of feeling to help and that was what we came to, we had the intention of making a difference for the patients, that was the reality we came to, but things happen, how it could happen to us, how it could pass on to other people. It is unfortunate, no way, we have to go this way, ”he explained in a brief interview before getting into a vehicle.
During a tour in the vicinity of the Ambos Mundos hotel, located at number 135 Avenida Revolución, in the Tacubaya neighborhood, Miguel Hidalgo mayor’s office, the presence of uniformed officers was observed intermittently, but at no time did it close its doors.
The entrances to the property remained open, both the main door and the parking area.
The transit of health personnel and users in general was done through the front door. Hotel staff was confident that this would not happen again.
IMSS staff is fine after virtual kidnapping
The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) stated that, regarding the information disseminated in the media about the kidnapping of a group of medical personnel in a hotel in Mexico City, it was a virtual kidnapping.
The IMSS reported this morning through a statement that it was a virtual kidnapping of a group of 13 of 17 male and female nurses from the IMSS Representation Office in Nuevo León, who are part of the support teams that formed inside the country for the attention of Covid-19 in Mexico City.
He added that at all times threats against medical personnel were made by calls or video calls. To intimidate the health personnel, the criminals warned them that they had control of the cameras of the hotel where they were staying and that if they went out on the street they would attempt against their lives.
On Tuesday afternoon at a hotel in the vicinity of the Miguel Hidalgo mayor’s office, in Mexico City, where the nurses were located, personnel from the National Guard and the Anti-Kidnapping Prosecutor from Mexico City arrived to attend the complaint .
The group of nurses are in good health and are already making their ministerial statement.
The Mexican Social Security Institute, with the support of the authorities, will provide guarantees of safety and health for all the institution’s health personnel.
– With information from Notimex
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