Drug cartels appear to have been watching Game of Thrones, taking inspiration from the show for the latest punishment they've been seen inflicting upon "rats".
Several videos have emerged on social media in recent days from Ocotlán, a town in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
Three men can be seen, two with their hands tied and one holding a poster, walking through the streets barefoot with torn clothes.
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They appeared followed by men wearing military vests with "CJNG" emblazoned across, meaning they are members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
According to local reports, the three men are alleged to be thieves. The videos show them being forced to shout "esto me pasa por rata" – meaning "this is what I get for being rat" – as they are marched.
One of the clips shows a pickup truck following behind them slowly, with a man onboard using a megaphone to instruct the thieves to "shout".
In another, the men are escorted by cartel members on motorbikes.
At one point the marching stops, with the men kicked and beaten by a large group telling them to "shut the f*** up".
One man is heard telling the thieves: "If you steal again you will go to hell."
The scene is very similar to that on Game of Thrones when Cersei Lannister (played by Lena Headey) has her head shaved and is marched naked through the streets of King's Landing after being found guilty of incest and adultery.
"Shame" is repeatedly called out as onlookers throw all manner of things at her.
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