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Mexico sacks 10% of police force for corruption

The federal police force in Mexico says it has sacked almost 10% of its officers this year for corruption, incompetence or links to criminals.

Commissioner Facundo Rosas said 3,200 officers had been fired.

More than 1,000 others were facing disciplinary action and could also lose their jobs, he added.

Jack Izzard reports.

  • 31 Aug 2010