‘El Chapo’: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison

‘El Chapo’: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison 1

Testimonies from more than 50 witnesses showed how Joaguin Guzman became the ruthless mastermind of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel. On Jul 17, 2019 23,244 0 Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has been jailed for life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career. El Chapo paraded in handcuffs after re-capture in Mexico Jurors found the 62-year-old guilty of drug trafficking, money laundering and the use of firearms in February after an 11-week trial. Speaking to the court before his sentencing, he said his confinement…

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Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ found guilty in US

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ found guilty in US 2

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán has been found guilty on all 10 counts at his drug trafficking trial at a federal court in New York. Guzmán was extradited to the US in 2017 Guzmán, 61, was arrested in January 2016 after escaping from prison through a tunnel five months earlier. The Mexican was accused of being behind the all-powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, which prosecutors say was the biggest supplier of drugs to the US. Key associates, including one former lieutenant, testified against him. Related Articles Who is El…

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