Police assaulted by invaders attempting to reclaim Tulum land

first_imgThe land is located between a primary school and Aldea Zama. Several people were arrested in the nighttime assault. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Photo: Policía Municipal The assault happened during the nighttime hours when a group of illegal invaders who were recently evicted from the land, returned. In an attempt to reclaim the property, they began throwing stones at on-site police who were there to guard the land and ensure the invaders did not return. The squatters, who consisted of about 40 families calling themselves Yokolk’lin, were evicted earlier that morning by police armed with a judicial order after they were found illegal, having lived on the land since 2016. center_img Tulum, Q.R. — Squatters who had recently been evicted from land in Tulum, returned to make their claim, assaulting police officers guarding the property. In turn, police fired their guns into the air with reports of several municipal and state officers being physically assaulted with sticks by those trying to take back the land. last_img

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