Son of notorious drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ arrested by Mexico

Mexican security forces on Thursday caught a son of imprisoned drug head honcho Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, scoring a high-profile win in the battle against strong cartels days before US President Joe Biden visits.
Ovidio Guzman, nicknamed “El Raton” (The Mouse), was trapped in the northwestern city of Culiacan and traveled to Mexico City on a military plane, Guard Clergyman Luis Cresencio Sandoval told journalist.

He said the capture was the consequence of a half year of knowledge work finding the 32-year-old, who has supposedly assisted with running his dad’s tasks since El Chapo was removed to the US in 2017.

The US had offered a compensation of up to $5 million for data prompting Ovidio Guzman’s catch, blaming him for being a vital participant in the notorious Sinaloa cartel.

Gunfire and arson shook Culiacan after the capture, which comes as Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gets ready to invite Biden one week from now for a North America pioneers’ summit in Mexico City where security is supposed to be high on the plan.

A National Guardsman was killed and no less than 28 individuals were injured in the savagery, Sinaloa state governor Ruben Rocha said, while school classes were suspended and games in Culiacan were dropped.

As Guzman’s thugs responded with rage, a traveler jet and air force plane were both hit by gunfire at the Culiacan air terminal. Recordings via web showed travelers and Aeromexico aircraft workers at the terminal dodging behind counters as gunfire rang out. No wounds were accounted for there.

Cartel shooters set automobiles and trucks burning at a few convergences in the city, and specialists detailed 19 barricades.

El Chapo is carrying out a life jail sentence in the US for dealing many lots of drugs into the US throughout 25 years.

Notwithstanding, his cartel stays one of the most remarkable in Mexico, blamed by Washington for taking advantage of a narcotic plague by flooding networks with fentanyl, a manufactured medication multiple times more powerful than heroin.

Ovidio Guzman and one of his siblings are blamed for regulating almost twelve methamphetamine labs in Sinaloa as well as scheming to appropriate cocaine and cannabis, as per the US State Division.

He likewise purportedly requested the killings of sources, a medication dealer and a Mexican vocalist who wouldn’t perform at his wedding, it said.

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