Judge denied protection against extradition to Ovidio Guzmán
Ovid Guzman Lopez, son of Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, was captured and imprisoned in the Federal Center for Social Readaptation number 1 “El Altiplano”, while the process of his possible extradition is resolved. Meanwhile, his defense team has tried to prevent it, although one of his most recent Amparo trial attempts was revoked by a judge who denied the final suspension in the process.
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A district judge declared that “The definitive suspension is denied in the terms of this incident”, when announcing the resolution for the amparo lawsuit filed by Ovidio Guzmán. The reason, according to his argument, was due to the fact that the judge recognized the lack of legal competence by reason of territory to be able to resolve and know the appeal presented.
Although the response was not favorable to the intentions of the team defending the character also known by the alias of The mouse, they have a few hours to challenge the judge’s decision and try again. Meanwhile, he will remain inside the prison.
It is worth mentioning that it is not the only amparo lawsuit filed by Ovidio Guzmán. On January 5, the same day his arrest was announced, he presented one when notifying alleged physical and psychological abuseas well as being incommunicado with his family while he remained in the custody of the authorities.
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Similarly, on January 9, Juan Mateo Brieba de Castro, judge of the Sixth District of Amparo in Criminal Matters, granted provisional suspension to Ovidio Guzmán against his extradition to the United States. In this way, he determined that he will face the rest of his process inside the same Federal Center for Social Readaptation from which his father escaped in 2015.
“Since the suspensions decreed in file 24/2024 were left without effect and, since the complainant did ratify the claim that gave rise to this trial, in order to safeguard the rights of the complainant, it is estimated it is necessary to activate the suspension flat”disclosed in the resolution.
Despite the amparo lawsuits filed, during the initial hearing after his arrest, district judge Gregorio Salazar Hernández ordered the provisional detention against Chapo’s son. However, he reported that the United States government, one of those interested in his capture, has a period of 60 days from that moment to present evidence and formalize your extradition request.
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In this regard, the Secretary of Foreign Relations Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón explained that the government of the United States filed an extradition request since 2018. However, he pointed out that, according to the Extradition Law, Guzmán López must face a process in the national territory Promoted by the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR).
The federal authorities completed the arrest warrant against Ovidio Guzmán on charges of probable criminal association, as well as drug, methamphetamine, marijuana and cocaine trafficking. However, during his detention he was found in flagrante for the crimes of carrying firearms for the exclusive use of the Mexican army, as well as attempted homicide.
Among the evidence presented to justify the detention of the MouseDuring the first hearing, members of the Prosecutor’s Office showed his conversations with Joaquín Guzmán Loera. In the content they came to touch on issues such as drug trafficking to the United States, as well as the existence of tunnels between Sonora and Arizona.