Police intervened to free Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández, who suffered no major injuries after the ordeal.
A group of protesters armed with clubs and rocks detained the mayor of Las Margaritas and tied him to the back of a pickup truck and dragged him through the streets, according to local news website El Heraldo de Mexico.
Footage of the attack shows the man being dragged along a road, with a mob running after him.
It was the second attack by farmers demanding that he fulfill his campaign promise to repair a local road and bring drinking water and electricity to the community of roughly 500.
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