Mexican President Announces Arrest Of El Chapo

MEXICO CITY – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Friday that authorities had arrested Joaquin Guzman, the most dangerous drug dealer in the world, known as “El Chapo” six months after the dramatic escape from high-security prison through a tunnel stretched for more than a mile.

El Chapo

El Chapo

He was arrested on Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera cartel leader famous in the early hours on Friday in Los Mochis Sinaloa state from which the northwestern Mexico. Guzman was arrested for the first time in February 2014.

Pena Nieto said in his account on Twitter “has the task: we have captured it. I want to inform all Mexicans arrested Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera”

A senior Mexican police source said the arrest of Guzman has with the participation of troops from the infantry and the Mexican Navy was the participation of a US anti-drug forces and security management.

Prior to the announcement of the arrest of Guzman, the Mexican navy said it carried out the raid in Los Mochis based on the information supplied. Navy reported five people killed in the confrontation and the arrest of six.

A security source said that Guzman was arrested during the raid.

In October, the government said Guzman escaped the difficulty of the security forces during the chase in northwest Mexico, where was wounded in the face and leg.

Guzman fled from prison in July, when he fled through a tunnel even reached his cell, causing embarrassment to President Pena Nieto.