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This article was translated and reposted from EL UNIVERSAL
The son of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán is already at the disposal of the SRE.
A federal judge asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) to decide whether or not to grant the extradition to the United States of Ovidio Guzmán López, alias “El Ratón”, whose future is already in the hands of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Upon forwarding his legal opinion on the process against the member of Los Chapitos of the Sinaloa Cartel to the Fifth District Court on Amparo and Federal Trials in the State of Mexico, the control judge at the Altiplano prison, Rogelio Díaz Villarreal, ordered the file to be sent to the SRE.
This, in order for the agency headed by Alicia Bárcena “to decide whether to grant or refuse the requested extradition”.
In the document, Diaz Villareal informed that Guzman Lopez is now at the disposal of the Foreign Ministry, which must notify if it authorizes the extradition requested by the U.S. government in February of this year.
In addition, the control judge assigned to the Federal Criminal Justice Center in the State of Mexico, with residence in Almoloya de Juarez (Altiplano), ordered to forward his legal resolution on the extradition to the Second Collegiate Court in Criminal Matters of the Second Circuit, in order for it to rule on the appeal for review that Ovidio Guzmán López filed against the dismissal of the injunction he filed in April against the approval and entry into force of the “International Extradition Treaty of May 4, 1978 between the United Mexican States and the United States of America”.
“Add the electronically signed official letter from the District Judge Specialized in the Accusatory Criminal System assigned to the Federal Criminal Justice Center in the State of Mexico, with residence in Almoloya de Juárez (Altiplano), acting as Control Judge, by which he sends the legal opinion issued in the extradition proceeding *; from the content of which it can be seen that he ordered the referral of the referred file to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs so that it may decide whether to grant or refuse the requested extradition; likewise, he informs that the complainant has been placed at the disposal of said Ministry in the place where he is deprived of his liberty. In view of the foregoing, forward to the Second Collegiate Court in Criminal Matters of the Second Circuit, with residence in this city, a copy of the legal opinion of the extradition proceeding *, in order for it to provide what is appropriate in relation to the appeal for review filed by the plaintiff. Be notified,” reads the notification. It should be recalled that alias “El Ratón” is wanted by the Federal Court in the District of Columbia on charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana.