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Two years in the extradition of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is back in the USA. After negotiation, with masses of evidence and the day-long deliberations of the

Verdict against drug kingpin El Chapo favor - he then lifts the thumb

Two years in the extradition of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is back in the USA. After negotiation, with masses of evidence and the day-long deliberations of the

Verdict against drug kingpin El Chapo favor - he then lifts the thumb

Two years in the extradition of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is back in the USA. After negotiation, with masses of evidence and the day-long deliberations of the Jury, the judgment falls.

New York - The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has been spoken in his criminal trial guilty for the Rest of his life in prison. The Jury considered the guilt of the 61-Year-old in all ten of the charges as proven, as judge Brian Cogan announced on Tuesday in New York.

For the most serious charge, the participation in a criminal organisation, writes the criminal code of the United States, before life imprisonment. He can not apply for early release and likely to remain so until his death in prison.

Guzman, the carries because of his height of 1.64 meters on the nickname "El Chapo" ("the Short"), to be heard in a reading of the judgment. He looked through the hall to his wife, Emma Coronel, and raised the thumb. Then he was taken away. Cogan thanked the Committee for their perseverance in the long process, one of the largest criminal processes to drug-related crime in the history of the United States.

process against "El Chapo": the death penalty was excluded

according to U.S. Federal law permitted the death penalty was excluded in the method according to an agreement between the United States and Mexico, Guzman had delivered after his arrest,. The addition of a total of ten charges revolved around the production and international distribution of cocaine, Heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana, as well as the use of firearms and money laundering.

+ drug boss “El Chapo“ has been found in New York guilty.©picture alliance/dpa / Elizabeth Williams

About 35 hours over six days had discussed the twelve members of the Jury of eight women and four men on guzmán's guilt or innocence. Also, a conviction in only one or some of the charges would mean for Guzman, also with a year-long or life-long imprisonment. An acquittal seemed to be given the sometimes crushing burden of proof is very unlikely.

a Mass of evidence against "El Chapo"

The prosecution had submitted in the process about two and a half months, a mass of evidence and more than 50 witnesses will be called. Guzmán's attorneys called only a single witness, and ended their defense of the Case within 30 minutes. Their strategy was Essentially that the witnesses for the US government as liars present who wanted to reduce by testifying against Guzman only own imprisonment. Guzmán himself had to testify waived.

Guzman is currently locked in a high-security prison in New York's borough of Manhattan. It is not clear whether he should serve his punishment there or in another detention centre will be relocated. In Mexico succeeded Guzmán twice, break out of prison in 2001, he escaped in a Laundry basket, and 2015 through a Tunnel, the accomplice to his cell had dug.

dpa

Publish Date : 13 Şubat 2019 Çarşamba 00:02

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