Drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ was arrested
The spouse of Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested at an airport in Virginia on worldwide drug trafficking expenses, the Justice Department has stated. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, who’s a twin citizen of the U.S. and Mexico, was arrested at Dulles International Airport on Monday and is anticipated to seem in federal court docket in Washington on Tuesday.
She’s accused of serving to her husband escape from a Mexican jail in 2015 and was additionally “engaged in planning yet another prison escape” earlier than Guzman was extradited to the U.S. in January 2017, the Justice Department stated. Guzman was sentenced to life behind bars in 2019. His Sinaloa cartel was liable for smuggling mountains of cocaine and different medication into the United States throughout his 25-year reign, prosecutors stated in latest court docket papers. They additionally stated his “army” was below orders to kidnap, torture and homicide anybody who acquired in his manner.
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