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Tuesday 23 of July 2024

PGR Worked Yearlong Toward Extradition of El Chapo: Gómez González


Attorney General Arely Gómez González inaugurated the International Congress for the 40th anniversary of the founding of the National Institute of Criminal Sciences (INACIPE),photo: CAPITAL MEDIA/Guillermo Espinosa
Attorney General Arely Gómez González inaugurated the International Congress for the 40th anniversary of the founding of the National Institute of Criminal Sciences (INACIPE),photo: CAPITAL MEDIA/Guillermo Espinosa
The attorney general inaugurated the International Congress for the 40th anniversary of the founding of the National Institute of Criminal Sciences, also commenting on the Morelos exhumations

MEXICO CITY — The federal Attorney General’s Office (PGR) revealed that from a year ago it has been working toward the extradition to the United States of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera.

“The PRG has been making this entire process to arriving at a conclusion since a year ago. Now what comes next? Where do we stand? The defense of Joaquín Guzmán Loera has 30 days to file an amparo (an injunction for protection of personal legal rights),” stated the head of the PGR, Attorney General Arely Gómez González.

Gómez González pointed out that in the event that an injunction was brought, the PGR, through its affiliated public prosecutor’s offices, will continually monitor these processes and be respectful of federal judiciary determinations.

The attorney general reiterated that the extradition was made after the third and eighth of criminal proceedings that judges issued favorable opinions.

“These favorable opinions were sent to the council already issued a judgment on each of these two opinions,” she said.

The deputy attorney general of human rights and the forensic expert system of the PGR reported that Gómez González was also cooperating with the State of Morelos attorney general in the exhumation of bodies in a mass grave, in Tetelcingo, Cuautla.

“We are working in support of the state, to take out and determine who are these human remains, the bodies that we find and have found — what you want to do is a transparent job, respectful work and complying with all applicable legal regulations, for which we are contributing to the state,” Gómez González said.

She was interviewed after inaugurating the International Congress for the 40th anniversary of the founding of the National Institute of Criminal Sciences (INACIPE).

Also as the INACIPE president of the board of governors, she stressed that this study institution’s training and evaluation were designed to implement the New Adversarial System of Criminal Justice (NSPA).

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