It was one of the most violent events registered in Mexico City involving foreigners over the weekend.
On Saturday, August 19th, thieves on a motorcycle shot to death a man from India on an expressway, apparently to steal $10,000 he had changed at a money exchange at the Mexico City international airport.
The Embassy of India said in a statement that “in the extremely regrettable and tragic death of an Indian national,” it is in touch with Mexico’s law enforcement agencies, hoping the culprits will be apprehended soon and give justice to the victim’s family.
the assailants robbed USD 10,000 from the Indian nationals, who have not been identified. They had exchanged the money from the vicinity of the Mexico City International Airport, El Universal newspaper reported.
One of them lost his life due to the gunshots he received, and another was treated at the scene, without injuries, the report added.
The Indian embassy in Mexico regrets the incident and said that they are in touch with the family and are extending all support.
“In an extremely regrettable & heart-wrenching incident, an Indian national living in Mexico has been tragically shot dead. Embassy & @IndianAssoMex are in touch with his family & extending all support. We’re demanding Mexican authorities to apprehend the culprits at the soonest,” the embassy posted on X on Sunday, August 20th.