Mexican President Blasts Drug Lord El Chapo’s Life Sentence as ‘Inhumane’

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Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, 62, was found guilty in February of trafficking tons of cocaine, heroin, marijuana and synthetic fentanyl into the US for nearly three decades as the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. The three-month trial in Colorado detailed grisly killings, a bizarre escape and drugs hidden in jalapeno cans. He was sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years, and he was ordered to pay $12.6 billion, the amount he is believed to have earned through his illegal business. The government has been unable to locate his assets. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself.

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself.

“A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living, said López Obrador at a morning press conference, according to Reuters.

He did, however, call Guzman out for his murderous ways and drug-fueled life of crime.

“It’s something very painful,” said López Obrador, adding that had “many victims in mind.”

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Additional sources:

https://nypost.com/2019/07/17/el-chapo-whines-about-torture-of-lockup-before-sentencing/

https://www.foxbusiness.com/features/el-chapo-sentenced-forfeit-fortune-what-to-know

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So, el Presidente’ is upset his other source of income is over?