“El Chapo” Guzman is sentenced to life imprisonment in the United States

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Mexican drug trafficker was sentenced in the US to life imprisonment and 30 additional years. This occurred in a federal court in New York, after a long judicial process, which began in 2016 after his arrest and extradition to the US country.

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted of 10 charges of which he was accused in February, among them the participation in a criminal organization and drug trafficking.

The Brooklyn court judge accepted the prosecution as required by US and convicted drug trafficker from one to eight life sentences, continuously maintain the criminal organization, in addition to 30 years by use of arms violently, adding also 240 months for money laundering.

At the hearing, “El Chapo” He said to be extradited 2017 He did not expect his fame was a “determinant to administer justice”.

“El Chapo” He has remained in a federal jail in Manhattan, which is considered one of the safest in the United States. The judicial process he underwent lasted three months, time that was heard 56 witnesses, between partners and employees.

Have passed 30 months since his extradition and spend the rest of his life in a US prison.