Incident: Pastor Aaron Bosques killed for not paying extortion in Del Valle

General Information
Title: Pastor Aaron Bosques killed for not paying extortion in Del Valle
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Distrito Federal
City: *Other Address
Other Address: Colonia del Valle
Date of Incident: 2019-06-09
Security Level: Public
Summary:
The Pastor of the "Christian Gypsy Church" was extorted and then killed for refusing to withdraw the extorsion criminal denounce he made before the Prosecutor's Office. The Pastor was extorted to pay 500 thousand pesos as a "protection money" to officiate Mass on Sundays. To date, his father and other family members continue to be threatened with death for continuing the criminal process.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 1
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 1
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Ortega VĂ©lez and Jacobo Luvinof brothers
Responsible actor category: Organized crime
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (not specified)
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Web Sources
Name: Pastor killed for not paying extortion in Del Valle
Url: https://www.jornada.com.mx/ultimas/capital/2019/09/05/asesinan-a-pastor-por-no-pagar-derecho-de-piso-en-la-del-valle-7582.html
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