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Narco Blog: 14 Yr Old Drug Cartel Assassin Goes to Trial

Narco Blog: 14 Yr Old Drug Cartel Assassin Goes to Trial

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In a few days the trial against El Ponchis begins. The only reports we have of El Ponchis time in custody is of a random fistfight.

The child Edgar Jimenez Lugo, known as the Ponchis who brutally executed dozens of people while participating in the South Pacific Cartel has garnered international attention. But on Monday, all Mexico will be talking about the boy assassin, because the Court of Justice Unit For Teens will begin the trial against “the boy killer.”

”  The hearing will be next Monday, July 18, we have not yet provided the venue, we will wait and see what place has the best security.  I think what we will make the decision at the last minute “said Ana Viridiana Perez, president of the Tribunal.


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