Lawyers ‘El Chapo’ prison regime to strict

Lawyers ‘El Chapo’ prison regime to strict

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The American lawyers of the Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman have Friday complained about the very harsh prison regime, including their client suffers from.

They did that Friday in federal court in Brooklyn during a hearing.

The 59-year-old Guzman is 23 hours of the day in seclusion in a special section of the correctional facility in Manhattan. He even allowed his wife Emma Coronel and Mexican legal counsel do not see. “We understand the need for security but this is going all bounds,” says El Chapo’s lawyer, Michelle Gelernt.

Judge Brian Cogan said the to the Department of Prisons about the conditions under which Guzman is locked up, and whom he may see, and speak. He added that, “the history of the defendant as a bit unusual”.

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El Chapo is due to lead a criminal organization and large-scale drug trafficking. If that is proven he can be lifelong. Guzman, who two weeks ago to Mexico and was extradited to the U.S., has declared that he is innocent to everything that gets charged is placed.

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