Mexico extradites Ovidio Guzmán López, son of Sinaloa cartel leader 'El Chapo,' to U.S.

Mexico has extradited Ovidio Guzmán López, a son of former Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, to the United States to face drug trafficking charges, U.S. Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland said in a statement.

“This action is the most recent step in the Justice Department’s effort to attack every aspect of the cartel’s operations,” Garland said Friday.

The Mexican government did not immediately respond to requests for comment.Mexican security forces captured Guzmán López, alias “the Mouse,” in January in Culiacán, capital of the state of Sinaloa, the cartel’s namesake.The Mexican government had tried to capture him three years earlier, but […]

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