Arturo Escobar y Vega

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Arturo Escobar y Vega
Born (1970-04-23) 23 April 1970 (age 47)
Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Politician
Political party PVE Party (Mexico).svg PVEM

Arturo Escobar y Vega (born 23 April 1970) is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Ecologist Green Party of Mexico (PVEM). Escobar currently serves in the lower house of the Mexican Congress.[1][2]

Escobar has been an active member and leader of the PVEM who has served as deputy (asambleísta) in the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District. In 2006, he secured a seat in the Senate via the proportional representation.

In November 25, 2015 the Attorney General of Mexico issued an order of arrest to Escobar due suspected electoral crimes.[3] The same day he announced his resignation as undersecretary for Prevention and Citizen Participation from the Secretariat of the Interior to support the investigations.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pide PVEM crear estrategia contra tráfico de armas". Noroeste (in Spanish). Notimex. 29 January 2011. Retrieved 10 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Perfil del legislador". Legislative Information System. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "PGR pide orden de aprehensión contra Arturo Escobar". El Universal (in Spanish). Retrieved 2015-11-26.