An operation, at early morning was conducted at his hideout in the city of Los Mochis which is situated in the outskirt of Sinaloa state, a home state of kingpin. After a heavy gunfire as a result of which five suspects were killed and one naval commando was wounded, the lord of drug dealer was arrested told by an official on the condition of anonymity.
This success was hailed by the Mexican’s president in a tweet.
“Mission completed: we’ve got him. I’d like to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained,” Enrique Pena Nieto wrote.
‘El Chapo’ is the head of Sinaloa cartel and one of the top Mexican’s drugs dealer. The US authorities also called him a head of Drug Dealers. El Chapo was on the most wanted list of many countries and $5 million were also announced for those who will provide the information about his arrested.
In 2011, he got the fame when he outshined the Pablo Escobar, a cocine king, in the world of drugs. First time he was arrested in 1993 and spent a decade in high security jail near Mexico City but escaped in 2011. After 13 years that he spent as a refugee, he was arrested again in 2014. Last July, his style of escape set the alarm ringing ear of high authorities. He was escaped by a tunnel originated from his cell that tunnel was 1.5 kilometer long and 10 meters deep. According to one estimate he paid more than $ 50 million as bribe in order to make his plan successful.