US police have arrested the wife of drug king “El Chapo”, Emma Coronel Aispuro, at Dulles International Airport, reports Tuesday ABC News
Emma Coronel is the wife of drug lord Joaquin Guzman According to reports, the young woman of American and Mexican nationality was arrested at an airport in Virginia for international drug trafficking, said the United States Department of Justice. According to the same source, she is due to appear in federal court in Washington.
She is accused of helping her husband escape a Mexican prison in 2015 and was also « engaged in planning a new prison break » before Guzman was extradited to the United States in January 2017, said the Justice Department as quoted by ABC
Guzman was sentenced to life in 2019 His Sinaloa cartel was responsible for smuggling mountains of cocaine and other drugs into the United States during his 25-year reign, prosecutors said in recent court documents
They also said his « army » was ordered to kidnap, torture and murder anyone who stood in its way. His wife is also accused of participating in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana in the United States.
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