Ovidio Guzmán obtains an indefinite suspension against his extradition


The Fifth District Court for Amparo and Federal Trials, based in the State of Mexico, granted an indefinite suspension to Ovidio Guzmán López, son of capo Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán and key operator of the Sinaloa Cartel, regarding his extradition proceedings.

The judge’s resolution does not imply that he cannot be extradited to the United States, where he is claimed for fentanyl traffickingbut must remain in Mexico until the end of the amparo trial with which they are challenging violations of the process of extradition.

“The definitive suspension is granted, so that the direct complainant is not extradited and remains at the disposal of this court of protection, in what corresponds to his personal freedom, in the place where he is being held and at the disposal of the judge. responsible, without prejudice to the continuation of the extradition procedure that is instructed; the foregoing, until the determination is notified in which the determination that resolves the main notebook from which this incident derives is enforceable ”, states the sentence.

While they await the final ruling, the Secretary of Foreign Relations and the United States government can continue processing the extradition process of the son of the ‘Chapo’ Guzman.

In the sentence, the judge refused to suspend the arrest warrant for extradition purposes, arguing that it has already been executed, making it impossible to repair.

“This is so, due to the fact that on January 5, 2023, the complainant was arrested and the following 6, the extradition information hearing was held, in which the Control Judge attached to the Center for Federal Criminal Justice in the State of Mexico, residing in Almoloya de JuárezState of Mexico, decreed his formal detention on a provisional basis,” the document states.

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Ovid Guzman was arrested on January 5 in sinaloain an operation by the Armed Forces that resulted in at least 30 deaths -10 of them soldiers and one police officer- and a day of violent riots in the region.

The alleged drug dealernicknamed “El Ratón”, was provisionally imprisoned for 60 days in the Federal Center for Social Readaptation (Cefereso) number 1 Altiplano -also known as the Almoloya prison-, located in the State of Mexico, where his father was also held, who He escaped from there in 2015.


Reference-aristeguinoticias.com

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