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Feb 29, 2012

Man shot in face; was politics the motive?

There was a shooting incident near the Benque border today. Was it a random act of violence or was politics involved? The details are still sketchy but it involved a twenty-four year old man who lives in the Belize side of Arenal Village. According to sources, Minor Najaro was driving a black Toyota Corolla with taxi license plates when the incident occurred. Najaro was hired to take a man known as Weso to Melchor. Weso, however, pulled out a gun and shot Najaro in the face.  Apparently Weso intended to shoot him again but another cab driver identified as Jorge Chanec was passing by and the shooter fled the scene on foot. Chanec then transported Najaro to receive medical treatment. There is an additional element to the story that can’t be confirmed. Two sources allege that a few days ago, the driver of an elected politician from the west, invited Najaro to dinner, during which Weso was present. And that was allegedly the only time that Najaro had met Weso prior to the shooting. Najaro has been transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where he is accompanied by his mother and sister, Edilmira and Mira. Both relatives are reluctant to comment.

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11 Responses for “Man shot in face; was politics the motive?”

  1. peter says:

    How is this political ?

  2. belizeanpride says:

    maybe not be a political issue but rather could be a personal hit man hired y someone with personal issue with the taxi man.

  3. dario says:

    Politics is not involved its a love triangle gone bad who does not know the back ground of the Minister Driver and his deeds dats y he was alwys in Arenal but everythng comes to light one day

  4. Storm says:

    Political or not, it is attempted murder.

    Put him prison, and let him die there.

  5. suso says:

    that person that is writing as dario does not know any thing. plz investigated and know the things right before writing any thing.

  6. The Truth says:

    They should hang him so that other think twice before doing this kind of act. Hang the next 100 crime offenders and you will begin to see a decrease of crime in this country!

  7. rated x says:

    it coul de that it is a political crime or a love triangle, but d only political driver at this piont in time and friend to minor is the ministers driver

  8. che says:

    stop talking bs investigate before writing things and stop saying gosssipas about people.all of you do not know the lives of other people live ypur live an leave people alone .Thats why they are many crimes in belize because people just like talk and talk even though they do not know anything for real, so stop accusing people without proofs and the samething should do the guy who was shot because for talking thay can come back and kill him and his family so its better to be quiet than talking things .people are safe if they keep there mouth shot,its better to have our mouth shot cause if we talk nosense its with all we that will be in danger.

  9. chita says:

    dejen de hablar babosadas xq mejor es quedarse con la boca cerrada xq arriesgan su vida xq andar metiendose en cosas q no debe ni saben quien eso cada quien sabe lo q hace y todo se paga en esta vida

  10. Anonimo says:

    Mario Najarro esto le paso a tu hijo por el dinero q me debes y q no me queres pagar y deja de estar metiendo a gente inocente, tu mas q nadie sabes la deuda q tenes pendiente conmigo y si debes paga tu deuda, porque de lo contrario te va volver a pasar lo q te paso la otra ves q te escapaste pagame la deuda si no queres tener problemas con la ley guatemalteca,y una ves mas te lo vuelvo a repetir q tu hijo deje de estar metiendo y culpando a gente inocente,tu sos el culpable,eres culpable de todo Narcotraficante

  11. anonimo says:

    Hay samuel. you think you are smart. wat u are afraid to lose your poco tiempo job whe you gat as a Driver of Mr. erwin contreras??/
    If mainor talk you will be the only suspect of adempted morder bt you know wat i will mek he know about this and mek he tell police and new the truth.
    plis samuel be smart. you think Guatemalan will tak the time to go on line and write this. them no even now fi read english..
    hay men you relly want to escape the law. police will now every thing

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