Mexican judge grants amparo to narco Caro Quintero against extradition to the US

This Tuesday it was learned that a Mexican federal judge granted capo Rafael Caro Quintero a definitive protection against any extradition attempt to the United States.

In accordance with CNNa District Court in Amparo Matters and Federal Trials in the State of Mexico approved this Tuesday the request of the defense of Caro Quintero, by suspending the extradition before the corresponding trial was carried out to resolve the extradition to the United States. USA

“The requested definitive suspension is granted,” explains the ruling filed in the First District Court for Amparo Matters and Federal Trials in the State of Mexico under file 1204/2022, according to the EFE news agency.

Previously, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office (FGR) had filed a complaint against the suspension of extradition.

The founder and leader of the Guadalajara Cartel, called the “narco de drug traffickers” was arrested on July 15 for extradition purposes, after being accused by the US of the kidnapping, torture and murder of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, agent of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA, in English) in 1985, among other crimes of an international nature.

Caro Quintero is one of the DEA’s most wanted drug traffickers; He also has two arrest warrants within Mexican territory.

In the event that the Prosecutor’s Office files an allegation against this second extradition suspension, a collegiate court would be in charge of determining whether or not to modify the granted ruling.

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