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U.S. Urgently Seeks Extradition of Alleged Sinaloa Cartel Security Chief

Nestor Isidro Perez Salas, Aka “El Nini,” Targeted for Swift Transfer to Face U.S. Justice

Written By Shafeek Ahmad, Pulished On 23-November-2023.

Washington, D.C. — In a determined move, the United States is pushing for the rapid extradition of Nestor Isidro Perez Salas, widely known as “El Nini,” who stands accused of overseeing security operations for the Sinaloa cartel faction led by the sons of the notorious Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced this development on Thursday.

Perez Salas was apprehended by the Mexican National Guard in Culiacan, the stronghold of the Sinaloa cartel, on Wednesday. Considered by U.S. anti-narcotics agents as one of the most ruthless figures in Mexican drug trade, he was subsequently transported to Mexico City, as per government detention records.

Expressing gratitude for the collaborative efforts, Garland stated, “Shortly after the apprehension of El Nini, I spoke with Mexican Attorney General [Alejandro] Gertz to thank him for the extraordinary efforts of the Mexican authorities who made the arrest.”

The U.S. government is now actively pursuing the swift extradition of Perez Salas from Mexico to face justice within the United States, as emphasized in Garland’s statement.

This capture occurred within a week of U.S. President Joe Biden’s meeting with his Mexican counterpart, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

According to the U.S. State Department, Perez Salas worked under Ivan Archivaldo Guzman, leading the “Ninis,” a group of security personnel associated with the Guzman brothers, also known as “Los Chapitos.”

U.S. courts have indicted Perez Salas on multiple charges related to his alleged leadership role in the security apparatus of the Chapitos. These charges include trafficking of cocaine and methamphetamine, conspiracy, possession of machine guns, and witness retaliation.

In connection to his capture, the State Department had previously offered a reward of up to $3 million for information leading to his arrest.

It’s worth noting that in January, Mexican authorities captured Ovidio Guzman in Sinaloa, who was subsequently extradited to the United States in September. However, the three other Guzman brothers, including the figurehead Ivan, suspected of leading “Los Chapitos,” remain at large.

Source: VOA News


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About the authorShafeek Ahmad is a freelance writer passionate about business and entrepreneurship. He covers a wide range of topics related to the corporate world and startups. You can find more of his work on Howtobeaspoonie.com.

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    Meet Shafeek Ahmad, a dedicated news writer at HTBS News, with a passion for unearthing stories that matter. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering accurate and engaging news, Shafeek is a trusted source of information. Bringing years of experience to the table, Shafeek's writing is a blend of expertise and storytelling. In an era of fast-paced news cycles, Shafeek's articles stand out for their precision and commitment to journalistic integrity.

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Shafeek Ahmadhttps://howtobeaspoonie.com
Meet Shafeek Ahmad, a dedicated news writer at HTBS News, with a passion for unearthing stories that matter. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering accurate and engaging news, Shafeek is a trusted source of information. Bringing years of experience to the table, Shafeek's writing is a blend of expertise and storytelling. In an era of fast-paced news cycles, Shafeek's articles stand out for their precision and commitment to journalistic integrity.
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