In southern Mexico, a Mayor was recently tied to a truck and dragged along the streets by villagers angered by unfulfilled campaign promises.
On Tuesday, a group of angry farmers stormed the city hall and grabbed Jorge Luis Escandon Hernandez, the Mayor of Las Margaritas in Chiapas.
The Mayor was then tied behind a pickup truck and dragged for several meters.
Mob angry over unfulfilled promises, dragged Mayor from city hall
Reportedly, dozens of members of the Tojolabal indigenous community, armed with clubs, dragged Hernandez from his office.
Some city employees made unsuccessful attempts to stop the mob, however, Hernandez was tied to a pickup truck and dragged through the streets.
The farmers had demanded that the Mayor fulfill his promise to repair a local road.
Videos of the incident have emerged on social media.
'Mob was looking to kidnap city officials to extort us'
Meanwhile, speaking to Agence France-Presse, the Mayor said, "Around 50 or 60 people came in three pickup trucks, armed with clubs and looking to kidnap city officials to extort us and get what they've always wanted: to be given money."
He added, "They started struggling, carrying me, tied up one foot and dragged me out of my office to the street."
Here's a clip of Hernandez being removed from his office