Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, most famous and known drug trafficker in Mexico, He was convicted today in the United States, by 10 drug-related offenses. According to the Court informed Brooklyn, In New York, the sentence will be announced Mexican 25 of June.
The trial lasted three months, sparked controversy and surprises. One of the most important was the statement of a witness presented by the US Attorney's Office, who said the drug dealer paid him a 100 million US dollars in bribes to former President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto.
District Attorney of New York, Richard Donoghue, He told the local media that the process is “historical” and that the verdict against Chapo represents a “victoria” for American justice. According to official, “If the curtain up on how to operate drug”.
Mexican lawyers said they did the best they could, and it is likely to present an appeal to the judgment.
El Chapo was extradited from Mexico two years ago. So, United States accused by 17 criminal offenses, which then they turned into ten to streamline the process. According to US Attorney, he trafficked drugs with the help of others and was the leader of the organization distributing the substances. further, he pointed out as responsible for multiple murders and torture.
Before being extradited to the US, El Chapo had escaped three times from different Mexican maximum security prisons. The first, it was in a laundry cart, helped by guards of the same criminal and the last time, did using a tunnel from his cell he came to the outskirts of criminal.