Mexico, D.F. (apro).-Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo, the Godfather, founder of the Guadalajara cartel, will be transferred to a medium security prison in Guadalajara, Jalisco, due to his precarious state of health, according to Apro judicial sources.
The Godfather is almost blind and deaf, so the fourth processes criminal Federal District Court ordered the relocation of Félix Gallardo from the supermax Altiplano no 1, in the State of Mexico, where he has been confined since 1991, when the prison opened he was the first criminal on high security lockdown in the country.
68-year-old Felix Gallardo was sentenced by a Court of the Federal District, in 1994, to 40 years in prison for murder, multiple crimes against health, possession of firearm and bribery.
In addition,;he is still under prosecution for kidnapping, murder and illegal burial of the agent of the DEA, Enrique ( Kiki )Camarena, in February 1985. The sentence is still does not dictated since his legal team has fought various procedural violations in thejudgment in Guadalajara.
For that same offence he was sentenced to 40 years in prison, Rafael Caro Quintero, who was released, although months later amid pressure from the United States, the Supreme Court of Justice of the nation (SCJN) reversed the amparo which he had granted by a Court of Jalisco, so he was a fugitive since in August of last year.
According to sources, the head of the Court, Sonia Hernández Orozco, after having seen in video conferencing to Felix Gallardo, issued an agreement ordering the transfer to the decentralized organ of prevention and Social rehabilitation of the Ministry of the Interior (Segob).
He was the founder along with Caro Quintero and Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, net Don, of the Guadalajara cartel, Félix Gallardo had tried for several years to get moved to the Metropolitan Hall of Guadalajara, due to the deterioration of his health.
His defense has alleged that the Sinaloa ex narco-traficante is malnourished due to bad treatment in prison, including the restriction of drugs.
|(Exiting in a laundry basket sometime soon)|
Courtesy of http://www.proceso.com.mx/