Mexican drug Lord Joaquin Guzman Loera (Shorty) , was extradited from Mexico to the United States. The suspect is brought to one of the airports in new York, reports NEWSru.com with reference to the Agency AP. The U.S. justice Department previously confirmed that the extradition of drug Lord, expressing gratitude to the authorities of Mexico. In a statement the Agency notes that guzmán Loera in the U.S. charged with six charges.
The drug dealer will stand trial on charges against him of drug cartel Sinaloa, which Guzman himself was called the biggest drug supplier in the world. Shorty in the spring asked to speed up the extradition, complaining of intolerable conditions in the Mexican prisons, but his shipment is realized on the penultimate day of the outgoing administration of U.S. President Barack Obama.
According to AP, from Mexico Shorty was taken to the El Paso (Texas), and then put on a plane that flew to new York. The leader of a drug cartel in absentia charged with drug trafficking in especially large sizes in the States of new York, Arizona, California, Texas, Illinois, Florida and new Hampshire.
The first Shorty was arrested in Guatemala in 1993 and extradited to Mexico. In 2001, he fled when they became aware of the intention to extradite him to the United States. After 13 years in hiding, he was arrested again in February 2014 in Mazatlan. In July 2015 Shorty again ran and hid from law enforcement for about six months before he was detained again and was returned to prison «El Altiplano», and then was transferred to a prison on the border with the United States.
In June, the Mexican court decided to suspend the extradition process to guarantee that guzmán in the United States not punishable by death — this measure in Mexico is not applicable.
It is believed that Shorty had to delay an interview, which the drug Lord has given American actor Sean Penno. During this dialogue, he did not hide his involvement in the drug trade — in particular, admitted that delivers more of heroin, methamphetamines, cocaine and marijuana than anyone in the world.
Drug Lord Shorty, was extradited from Mexico to the United States 20.01.2017