Convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is whining concerning the “merciless and unfair” situations at his high-security US jail — and is begging authorities in Mexico to maneuver him to friendlier confines in his fatherland.
The infamous narco-trafficker, who was extradited to the US in 2017 and is now locked up at a super-max federal jail in Colorado, is pleading with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to tug some strings and get him again house, Mexico Information Day by day reported.
Guzman’s lawyer stated issues are so dangerous that when his shopper had a toothache jail staffers simply yanked his enamel.
“He doesn’t see the solar, the meals is of very dangerous high quality, there is no such thing as a well being care,” lawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez advised reporters.
“He had an issue along with his molars and as a substitute of treating them, they took them out so he wouldn’t fuss,” Rodriguez stated, in line with the outlet. “He’s hurting in a trial that was not in accordance with due course of.”
Onetime Sinaloa drug cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman says situations on the Colorado super-max jail the place he’s jailed are “merciless and unfair,” his lawyer claims. AFP by way of Getty Photographs
Guzman, who was given a life sentence in 2019, is now saved in isolation and has solely been allowed a half-dozen telephone calls since March 2022, his lawyer stated, calling the restrictions “bodily torture” for the one-time Sinaloa cartel boss.
Rodriguez stated he considers Guzman’s pleas “as an SOS” for assist.
To this point, they’re falling on deaf ears — Lopez Obrador shot it down at a press convention Tuesday, the report stated.
Onetime Mexican cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is serving life in a Colorado federal jail after he was extradited to the US and sentenced in 2019.AFP by way of Getty Photographs
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador shot down “El Chapo’s” request to be moved to a Mexican jail. Jose Mendez/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
The story was first reported by Spanish-language shops Infobae and El Financiero.
Guzman, as soon as probably the most feared and harsh of Central America’s narcotraffickers, had his bid to overturn his federal conviction shot down final 12 months.
Earlier this month, his jailed oldest son, Ovidio Guzman-Lopez was moved to a most safety jail in Mexico after his arrest triggered an outbreak of gang violence.
Nicknamed “El Raton,” or “The Mouse,” the youthful Guzman, 32, is believed to have been amongst those that took over the reins of his father’s drug empire.