Infamous Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ appeals life sentence

//Infamous Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ appeals life sentence

Infamous Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ appeals life sentence

Former Mexican drug boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has appealed the life sentence he was given by a US court last year, following his conviction for decades of smuggling narcotics into the country. Guzman’s prosecution was marred by prosecutorial and judicial overreach, his lawyer argues in the appeals paperwork filed in a New York court on Friday evening, which was seen by dpa. Guzman, who was the leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel for 25 years, is currently being held at a maximum…

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