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Official says drug cartel supplies vigilantes’ weapons

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s attorney general said Thursday that he has proof that some of the arms being used by the vigilante “self-defense” groups of Michoacán state were supplied by a drug cartel, the Jalisco New Generation, according to news reports.

The self-defense groups sprang up last February to take on a drug cartel called the Knights Templar. Many members are rural landowners and farmworkers fed up with the harassment and extortion by the Knights Templars.

Jesus Murillo Karam, the…

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