Mexico’s protection ministry mentioned Sunday that safety forces had arrested a suspected high cartel member accused of main the area’s manufacturing of fentanyl, which has killed thousands in the US.
The arrest, which happened on Thursday within the state of Sinaloa, got here simply weeks after President Joe Biden visited Mexico, and adopted the latest high-profile arrest of cartel chief Ovidio Guzman.
The suspect is described as being a number one logistics chief for the famed narco trafficker referred to as “Mayo Zambada,” who collectively headed the highly effective Sinaloa cartel.
“It ought to be famous that the accused is taken into account the primary producer of fentanyl and methamphetamine drugs, along with finishing up the large-scale switch of cocaine from Central and South America to the U.S,” the ministry mentioned in a press release.
Following commonplace process in Mexico, it named him as Jose “N,” not giving his full identify.