4/15/2016 Al Jazeera
Federal police may have been involved in the abduction and murder of 43 students in Guerrero state two years ago, Mexico has said for the first time.
The admission comes after its national human rights commission found a witness who came forward with evidence.
The witness reported that two federal police and a third municipal police force were present when the students were taken off a bus and may have even participated in their disappearance, Jose Larrieta Carrasco, the commission member leading the case, said.
Thursday’s announcement added a new twist to a probe that has come under fire from international human rights groups and independent investigators.