The kidnapper of Fernando, son of businessman Alejandro Martí, is sentenced to 542 years in prison

CDMX.- A federal judge sentenced 542 years in prison a Jesus Valdez Orozco, alias “Frank” or “Pablito Ruiz”, one of the kidnappers and murderers of Fernando Martí Haik, son of the businessman Alejandro Marti, in 2008.

The member of the group of kidnappers known as “The Petricciolet“,” La Flor “or” Los Niños “, was found guilty of crimes of organized crime in his hypothesis of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping, serious crimes for which he obtained a sentence of 542 years and will have to pay 28 thousand 331 days of penalty fee.

The General Prosecutor of the Republic (FGR) detailed that the conviction against Jesús Valdez was issued on August 31 by a judge of the Second District Court of Federal Criminal Proceedings in the State of Mexico, based in Toluca.

The sentenced person was considered a member of the criminal gang “Los Petricciolet”, dedicated to kidnapping, which operated mainly in Edomex and Mexico City between September 2007 and June 2010.

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The kidnapping of Fernando Martí

The investigation by the Agent of the Federal Public Ministry found that “Frank” participated in at least 10 kidnappings against 10 victims, one of whom was Fernando Martí, son of businessman Alejandro Martí.

Fernando was kidnapped on June 4, 2008 and 53 days later he was found dead in the trunk of a stolen car in Villa Panamericana, located in the current mayor’s office of Coyoacán.

Jesús Valdez participated by monitoring Alejandro Martí’s son before the kidnapping, locating his home and then describing the route he followed from his home to his school to perpetrate the plagiarism.

On July 17, 2020, “Pablito Ruiz” was arrested and then the judge granted an arrest warrant for the aforementioned crimes, which was completed on July 21 of that year, for which he was imprisoned in the Federal Rehabilitation Center. Social number 4 “Noreste”, based in El Rincón, Nayarit.

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The gang of kidnappers to which he belonged was known for having resources to carry out crimes, such as safe houses, vehicles and firearms.

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