in the operative that unleashed a shootout, at dawn on January 5, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, to recapture Ovidio Guzmán López, one of the sons of drug trafficker Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, there were several seizures.
(We invite you to read: Attention: they find two bodies in the landing gear of an Avianca plane)
Initially it was said that the capo was heavily armed and had in his possession weapons for the exclusive use of the Mexican Armed Forces.
in fact to hitmen who defended Ovidio Guzmán could be seen firing a Barrett M82A1 rifle, caliber 50, at an Air Force plane. This is a weapon that gained fame in the 90’s due to its effectiveness against specific targets.
(You might be interested: They open an investigation into a former official who lent a truck where they took cocaine)
But on the ground, during the operation, The authorities found a rocket launcher, several grenades, four rifles, six machine guns, 26 weapons and 13 vehicles in the capo’s hideout. Also chargers, cartridges and tactical equipment.
Seven gold-coated bullets
TIME established that United States federal agents are also talking about a Colt 1911 single-action semi-automatic pistol, that it would have been found among the items that were seized from Ovidio Guzmán.
this diary obtained the photo of the weapon that circulates between local authorities and federal agents.
(Also: Total peace: powerful capos are moved from prisons)
“In the image It can be seen that the gun is plated with 18-carat gold in its entirety, including the charger,” he told EL TIEMPO a fountain in Mexico City.
Also, indicated that the weapon contained seven bullets also coated in Prayed.
The photo that EL TIEMPO obtained shows the moment when forensic experts packed the weapon, whose ownership is attributed to Ovidio Guzmán.
(Also: This is the man who was killed in the north of Bogotá after an attempted robbery)
Nevertheless, Up to now, no Mexican authority has provided a description of the seized arsenal in which the golden pistol would be found, whose photo circulates among agents.
TIME is seeking an official pronouncement from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office who has in his hands the description of the seized material.
(Check here all the articles of the Investigative Unit of EL TIEMPO)
In any case, in the mafia they assure that the weapon was a gift that alias El Chapo gave to Ovidio and that exact replicas are in the hands of his brothers.
Follow us now on Facebook