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Blog del Narco: Colombian Drug Lord “Blood” Captured- Largest Supplier of Coke to Zetas
Photo: Henry de Jesus Lopez Londoño
Henry de Jesus Lopez Londoño, one of Colombia’s most-wanted drug-trafficking suspects, has been captured in Buenos Aires, the National Police said.
The 41-year-old Lopez Londoño, a top boss of the Los Urabeños drug gang, and a bodyguard were arrested at a restaurant in the Argentine capital thanks to information that Colombia’s Dijin police agency provided to Argentine authorities.
Prior to his arrest on Tuesday, Lopez Londoño was “the biggest supplier of cocaine” to Mexico’s Los Zetas drug cartel, Colombian National Police director Gen. Jose Roberto Leon said in a press conference Wednesday.
The drug trafficker, who fled Colombia two years ago amid pressure from security forces, had been on the lam in several Latin American countries before he was finally tracked down in the Argentine capital.
“He returned to Buenos Aires two months ago and we located him,” the general said.
The Argentine government, meanwhile, said Wednesday that it has not ruled out the possibility of extraditing Lopez Londoño to the United States.
“He faces an arrest order in the United States. The courts will determine the next steps to be taken, but one possibility is to extradite him to the United States,” Argentine Security Secretary Sergio Berni said.
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