El Chapos Narco Army Replace the Cops in Lawless Mexico Wielding Sophisticated Weapons
El Chapos #Narco Army have made a sanctuary for themselves in a mountain region where heavily-armed bodyguards patrol the streets freely.
The mountainous region which is referred to as the Golden Triangle, is a major place in Mexico were opium and cannabis are harvested.
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According to local media, the cartel has taken over the area in Durango and established it as a ‘sanctuary’ for its leaders.
Free from cops, the cartel leaders can walk liberally through the streets surrounded by their heavily armed troops.
A video clip shows a long line of armed men lining in a street wielding machine guns and wearing bullet-proof vests while all howling: “Up Durango.”
The armed gang torched a nearby gas station as well as a number of homes and vehicles.
Those slaughtered were said to be members of a criminal gang led by Rafael Caro Quintero.
Some of the men found dead had their hand tied behind their back while others were discovered shirtless on the pavement.
According to an investigation by the Ministry of National Defense — El Chapos #Narco Army, also involve in drug trafficking, executions, and extortion. They were also found to be recruiting minors into its syndicate.
Jose Luis’ brother, Felipe Cabrera Sarabia, nicknamed ‘The Engineer’ and ‘Lord of the Mountains’, recently pleaded not guilty against charges of drug trafficking in an ongoing trial in the United States after he was extradited from Mexico.
According to local media, Cabrera Sarabia was the head guard of notorious drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman.
Earlier this week, at least ten bodies were dumped on a roadside in Mexico as a new bloody gang war erupted in Sonora.
Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera is serving a life sentence at a high-security US jail since 2017– he is likely going to die behind bars.
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