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Father-in-law of drug lord 'El Chapo' given 10 years in prison

A Mexican judge has sentenced the father-in-law of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to more than a decade in prison.

Apr 29, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

Mexican drug lord ''El Chapo'' faces life sentence in US prison

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will spend the rest of his life in a US prison if convicted on charges he ran the world`s largest drug-trafficking organization during a decades-long criminal career, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.

Jan 20, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

60 kg ganja seized, three persons held

Acting on a tip-off that a big consignment of narcotics was being unloaded from a four-wheeler, a police team conducted a raid and searched a vehicle.

Jul 17, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

Photos show Penn monitored before Chapo meet: Report

A Mexican newspaper published today surveillance photographs that apparently show that US actor Sean Penn was monitored by authorities before his meeting with drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Jan 12, 2016, 03:05 AM IST

Sean Penn under probe for interviewing runaway drug lord El Chapo

 Actor Sean Penn is now under investigation for secretly interviewing the Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera, while he was evading authorities following an escape from a Mexican prison.

Jan 10, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

How Hollywood star Sean Penn's interview helped nab Mexico drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman

An interview that Hollywood star Sean Penn conducted with Mexican Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman late last year helped Mexico`s government catch the world`s most wanted drug lord, sources said on Saturday. 

Jan 10, 2016, 11:59 AM IST

Mexico willing to extradite recaptured drug lord

Mexico is willing to extradite drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, a federal law enforcement official said. It's a sharp reversal from the official position after his last capture in 2014.

Jan 10, 2016, 03:14 AM IST

Tunnel vision: The fall of Mexican drugs kingpin "Chapo" Guzman

After tracking Guzman down to a house in Los Mochis, Mexican Marines chased the head of the infamous Sinaloa Cartel through a drain and then nabbed him as he tried to flee by car. 

Jan 09, 2016, 22:35 PM IST

Mexico kingpin `Chapo` escapes prison again, via tunnel

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped through a mile-long tunnel under his prison cell`s shower, authorities said Sunday, marking his second jailbreak and an embarrassing blow to the

Jul 13, 2015, 04:12 AM IST

Mexico drug lord Joaquin `El Chapo` Guzman escapes prison again

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has escaped from a maximum-security prison for the second time in 14 years, authorities said Sunday, dealing an embarrassing blow to the government.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Former Colombia midfielder Freddy Rincon wanted by Interpol

Former Colombia, Real Madrid and Corinthians midfielder Freddy Rincon is wanted for questioning about drug crimes in Panama, Interpol said on Wednesday.

Apr 30, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

Mexico drug lord's arrest sparks gunfights, three dead

A cartel attacked Mexican security forces in reaction to a drug lord's arrest in a city near the US border, unleashing gunfights that killed at least three gunmen and wounded two officers.

Apr 18, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin, former teacher ''La Tuta''

Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, and delivered a boost to a government battered by gang violence.

Feb 28, 2015, 06:56 AM IST

Mexico arrests alleged son of drug lord

Mexican federal police on Saturday captured a 22 year-old man who identified himself as the son of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez Martinez, leader of the Knights Templar cartel, officials said.

Jun 22, 2014, 08:25 AM IST

Mexico confirms killing of `dead` drug capo

A Mexican drug lord said to have been killed more than three years ago has been shot dead in a clash with authorities, officials said.

Mar 10, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

Mexico probes possible death of `dead` drug lord

Mexican authorities are investigating whether a man killed in a shootout with federal forces Sunday was in fact a drug capo said to have been killed more than three years ago.

Mar 10, 2014, 03:21 AM IST

Mexico arrests son of drug lord for extortion

Mexican police on Thursday said they have arrested a man who identified himself as the son of notorious drug lord Servando Gomez, the leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel.

Mar 07, 2014, 01:23 AM IST

In Mexico, 2,000 protest for drug lord`s release

Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting "release him" following his weekend arrest.

Feb 27, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

Mexican drug lord moves to block US extradition

Mexico`s powerful drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sought Monday to prevent any extradition bid by the United States, where he faces charges for smuggling massive amounts of cocaine.

Feb 25, 2014, 13:10 PM IST

US drone, phone taps used to hunt Mexican drug lord

US authorities announced plans to seek the extradition of Mexico`s most powerful drug lord after his capture in a US-backed operation that included a drone, cellphone intercepts and elite Mexican marines.

Feb 24, 2014, 14:32 PM IST