Fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ has been captured, Mexico’s president says

*Enrique Peña Nieto’s Tweet legitimizes the news. Chapo was reportedly apprehended in Los Mochis, Sinaloa. VL


washingtonpostBy Elahe Izadi and Joshua Partlow, The Washington Post

Drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Mexico more than six months ago, has been recaptured, President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Friday.

Guzmán, head of the ­Sinaloa drug cartel, escaped from his cell in July through a specially dug tunnel.

“Mission accomplished,” Peña Nieto wrote on Twitter.

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