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    Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo Gets Life Sentence!

    El Chapo is going back behind bars, and this time for good.

    After years of being a menace to society, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will spend the rest of his life contemplating his bad decisions. That includes acting as the ringleader for Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, torturing and killing countless people, money laundering, and willfully escaping prison twice.

    It may come as shock, but El Chapo once escaped a Mexican maximum-security prison through the use of an underground tunnel dug for him. It was a scene straight out of a movie.

    A Brooklyn in a federal courtroom delivered the life sentence to Mexican drug lord, El Chapo, on Wednesday. The sentence spells out a life sentence, plus 30 years. El Chapo is also blocked from applying for parole

    In addition, he must give back $12.6 billion to the government to make up for all the dirty money he made from illegal activity, reports TMZ.

    Throughout the trial, Chapo and his defense attorney claim he was treated unfairly. Mostly because of the jury selection.

    “Since the government will send me to a jail where my name will not ever be heard again, I take this opportunity to say: There was no justice here.”

    He adds:

    “I drink unsanitary water, no air or sunlight, and the air pumped in makes my ears and throat hurt. In order to sleep, I put toilet paper in my ears. My wife had not been allowed to visit, and I can’t hug my daughters. This has been psychological, emotional and mental torture 24 hours a day.”
    “My case was stained and you denied me a fair trial when the world was watching. What happened here is the U.S. is not better than any other corrupt country.”

    Present at his trial was his wife Emma Coronel. The two-thumbs-up each other as El Chapo was removed from the courtroom.

    He will soon be transported to a supermax federal facility in Florence, Colorado.

    Thoughts? How do you feel about El Chapo receiving a life sentence? Leave your comments below.

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