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Violence has erupted in a Mexico prison following the arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, the son of monkey drug lord Joaquin El Chapo Guzmán. So far 29 people have died in the shootout between drug mafia and army personnel. Defense Minister Luis Crenesio Sandoval said, 10 military personnel and 19 drug gang members have died so far. There is no news of damage to any civilian.
vehicles set on fire
After the arrest of the drug lord, unrest has spread throughout the city. Here drug mafia have blocked roads and set fire to vehicles. Apart from this, there is news of an airport being targeted. According to the information, firing has also been done on the plane, after which the security forces are trying to control them.
The arrest took place on Thursday
El Chapo’s son Ovidio was arrested on Thursday. The Defense Minister said, Guzmán was taken by helicopter. Mexican authorities confirmed Ovidio’s arrest on Thursday. Let me tell you, Al Chapo is involved in the world’s most notorious drug mafia. A US court has sentenced him to life imprisonment. El Chapo, 62, was sentenced to 30 years for illegal possession of a weapon. He was fined $12.6 billion. He is the head of the world’s biggest drug gang.
Arrested for the second time
Earlier in October 2019, Ovidio was briefly detained by security forces in the country’s northern state of Sinaloa. However, he was released early due to fears of violent reprisals from drug gangs at the time. Violent clashes between drug gangs are common in Mexico. In such a situation, Ovidio’s life was in danger, so he was released.