File photo of Ovidio Guzman, son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman.
Mexico’s Attorney General has granted drug trafficker Ovidio Guzman Lopez, son of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, a new interim stay temporarily halting his extradition to the United States. rice field.
The head of the Specialized Section of the Amparo and Federal Tribunal Areas has given precautionary measures to Ovidio Guzmán, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel faction known as Los Chapitos. This is one of his aliases known as “Son of El Chapo”. .
As such, the Mexican authorities plan to keep Ovidio Guzman detained in the Altiplano maximum security prison, at the discretion of the judge responsible for the case, and have been accused of fentanyl trafficking. are avoiding his extradition to the United States.
A Mexican court suspended extradition to the United States a week ago, also temporarily, after Ovidio Guzman was arrested days earlier in an operation that left nearly 30 people dead.
The Mexican judiciary’s decision comes just one day after famous drug trafficker “El Chapo” asked authorities to transfer him from the United States to a prison in Mexican territory. From Mexico City, they promised to “analyze” the request.