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El Chapo: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman extradited from Mexico to US | BBC News
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El Chapo: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman extradited from Mexico to US | BBC News

Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the US, the Mexican government announced on Thursday.

He arrived in New York on a flight from Ciudad Juarez.

Mr Guzman, who could face life in a US prison, is wanted on charges of drug trafficking and smuggling vast amounts of drugs into the country.

The leader of the Sinaloa cartel was facing two extradition requests – one from California and another from Texas.

Source: El Chapo: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman extradited from Mexico to US – BBC News