The United States took into its custody Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho,” today the leader of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG), in 1994.
Mexico City, November 21 (However) .- Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, also know as “The Mencho”, Became a trend in social networks after the agency Reuters inform that the U.S. government withdrew the drug trafficking charges Y money laundering against the General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, former head of the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena), in exchange for the Government of Mexico capture a drug lord of the highest level and linked to “trafficking in large quantities of the synthetic opioid fentanyl”.
The UK-based news agency quoted “a major Mexican source” without revealing the name. That source stated that the commitment of the Government headed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador was “to collaborate with the United States in capturing a primary objective.”
Reuters He clarified that he could not detect which leader of drug trafficking in Mexico is the target of the exchange for General Cienfuegos Zepeda, and his source did not reveal the name to avoid risking the investigation that would be underway.
“El Mencho”, leader of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel, led Twitter trends because users believe it could be him.
According to the list of the eight most wanted fugitives by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), half are Mexican.
It is about Rafael Caro Quintero, who was the leader of the Guadalajara Cartel; Ismael Zambada García, alias “El Mayo”, who is considered the head of the Sinaloa cartel; Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho”, who commands the Jalisco Nueva Generación cartel, and Jesús Alfredo Guzmán Salazar, son of “El Chapo Guzmán” and who is also a member of the Sinaloa cartel.
The note of Reuters, signed by journalists Diego Oré, Frank Jack Daniel and Mark Hosenball, also consigned the opinion of Daniel Millán Valencia, who is the general director of Social Communication of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), and who claimed to be unaware of an agreement to exchange General Cienfuegos, the highest-ranking Mexican military man arrested in the US by a drug lord.
The United States took into its custody Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias “El Mencho,” leader of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG), in 1994.
The current head of one of Mexico’s most bloodthirsty drug trafficking groups was sentenced in a federal court in the Northern District of California on charges of “conspiracy to distribute heroin.” He served jail for about three years, but was later released.
At age 25, Oseguera Cervantes was arrested in Sacramento. Together with him his brother Abraham was arrested. Both were accused of participating in a criminal network that distributed heroin in that region of northern California, according to a report by Univision in 2016.
-With information from La Opinion.
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