An-Najah News - Mexican beauty queen Laura Mojica Romero, sentenced to 50 years in prison on suspicion of involvement in kidnapping gang activity.


Romero, who is from San Juan Bautista Tuxepec in Oaxaca, won the Miss Oaxaca Regional 2018 contest and participated in the Miss Mexico contest the following year, and is currently detained in the Mexican state of Veracruz.


She is one of three women and five men who were arrested, and was described as one of "eight alleged members of a criminal organization specializing in kidnappings," according to prosecutors, who indicated that the eight kidnappers have been in custody for two months