the Attorney General of the Republic will ask the full transcript of the trial of Joaquín el Chapo Guzmán, to find out about statements made by various accomplices of the hood to the linked to former officials and Mexican Presidents.
This was informed at press conference by Attorney general Alejandro Gertz Manero, who added that after having this information will begin investigations deemed necessary.
«We are going to know exactly what has been said (el Chapo Guzmán), we will ask for a transcript and if this is valid for any kind of presumption, we would do it but us is based on our own tests», said Gertz Manero.
Since last November, Joaquin Guzman Loera faces trial in federal court in Brooklyn, after he was accused of trafficking to the United States more than 155 tons of cocaine.
Under the figure of protected witnesses, various excolaboradores, have testified against and provided details about the way in which the Chapo became the most powerful drug trafficker in Mexico.
On 15 January Alex Cifuentes, a Colombian drug trafficker who was a member of the Mexican boss and now works with the Prosecutor’s office, said that the former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel paid former President Enrique Peña Nieto a bribe of about $ 100 million, with the aim of that Mexican authorities stop pursuing him.
Jeffrey Lichtman, counsel of El Chapo Guzman, stated that the Sinaloa cartel also paid bribes millionaires predecessor of Enrique Peña Nieto, the former President Felipe Calderón. However both exmandatarios have denied such accusations.
For his part, Jesús «rey» Zambada, brother of Ismael «mayo» Zambada and exaliado of El Chapo Guzman, confessed that under orders from bonnet he delivered suitcases with a total of 6 to 8 million dollars in bribes to federal Londoño, Genaro García Luna.
The «King» Zambada explained that the first payment to García Luna did when he was director of the now extinct Federal Agency of investigation (AFI) of the PGR, where he served from 2001 to 2006.
Zambada added that the second payment was $ 3 to 5 million and delivered in 2006, when García Luna was Secretary of public security of the Government of Felipe Calderón, and thus controlled the Federal Police.
Miguel Ángel «el Gordo» Martínez, Mexican bonnet enormous, said that «two or three times about 10 million dollars each time» sent the Chapo Guillermo González Calderoni, former Commander of the judicial police of the PGR during the Government of Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1988-1994). in Exchange for these bribes, he told, the Chapo was receiving information from Calderoni «every day» to find rivals and expand the business and evade authorities.
Other witnesses have told that Guzman Loera also paid bribes to military and municipal police, to let him smuggle their goods without restrictions.
With these statements is that the Attorney General of the Republic will ask the transcript of the trial to start investigations due, if you have the sufficient evidence linking the former designated officials, with the Mexican boss.
Newsweek Mexico information.
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