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'El Chapo' arrested six months after prison escape

Saturday, January 09, 2016 - 00:54

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announces in a tweet that the world's most wanted drug-lord, Joaquin ''El Chapo'' Guzman, has been arrested. Gavino Garay reports.

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News of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's capture came via a tweet that no one expected.. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced that, six months to the day after his escape from prison, Guzman had been arrested. The tweet reads "Mission accomplished. We've got him. I want to inform the Mexican people that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been captured." The notoriuous Guzman, considered one of the world's most powerful drug kingpins, escaped from a high security prison near Mexico City via a tunnel, six months ago. El Chapo also escaped from prison in 2001 after a previous capture in 1993. This time he was reportedly arrested in a shootout in Sinaloa that lead to multiple injuries.

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'El Chapo' arrested six months after prison escape

Saturday, January 09, 2016 - 00:54