Last updateFri, 10 Aug 2018 3pm

Najera steps down over concerns for colleagues’ safety

Luis Carlos Najera, the former Attorney General who on May 21 was almost gunned down by a cartel commando in broad daylight, has decided to step down from his current post as Secretary of Labor, citing concern for the security and well-being of his co-workers, which would be compromised if he remains a target of the Cartel Jalisco Nuevo Generacion (CJNG), a powerful and ruthless cartel that controls much of the state.