Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Found Guilty On All Counts

It's been roughly three months since El Chapo's trial started. Over the previous few months, there have been twists and turns all through the case. Now, the jury has handed of their verdict, discovering the Sinaloa Cartel's chief responsible on all ten counts.

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Found Guilty On All Counts
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El Chapo is now going through life in most safety jail after a jury consisting of 5 males and 7 ladies revealed the decision to the three-month-long trial. The felony trial in opposition to the Mexican druglord included 200 hours of testimony that detailed drug trafficking, weapons encrusted in diamonds and gold, in addition to an alleged $100M fee to the previous president of Mexico.

The jury discovered Chapo responsible of partaking in a seamless felony enterprise, conspiracy to launder narcotics proceeds, worldwide distribution of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and different medication and use of firearms.

Reporters stated that El Chapo and his spouse, Emma Colonel, did not present any feelings whereas the jury learn the decision however afterward, Chapo checked out her and waved. 

Law enforcement officers stated that he'll be taking a look at a compulsory life sentence with out parole. His sentencing is about to be introduced on June 25th.

Chapo was detained by the Mexican authorities in 2014 however escaped a yr later. However, he was caught in 2016 earlier than he was extradited to the United States in 2017.