A mob of Mexican villagers were so angry at their mayor that they tied him up and nearly dragged him out of town, dramatic new video shows.
Video posted to Twitter by the news outlet Tinta Fresca Chiapas shows a group of men pulling Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández, the mayor of the city of Las Margaritas in Chiapas state, out of his office and tying him to a pickup truck.
The men, all farmers, were irate that Escandón Hernández hadn’t fulfilled a campaign promise to repair a local road, the BBC reported.
Public officials in the municipality tried to stop them, according to the Mexican newspaper El Informador.
But it was too late — the truck started to drag the mayor down the streets of Santa Rita, a town in Las Margaritas, video posted by the outlet Tabasco Al Minuto shows.