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Mexican cartel leader jailed for 12 years

IANS  |  Mexico City 

A condemned a to 12 years in jail after finding him guilty of drug trafficking and illegal possession of firearms, Mexico's (PGR) said.

Martin Rosales Magana alias "El Terry" is considered by the government as of the cartel, which has terrorised the western state of for the past decade.

The sixth district court of ruled that Rosales was guilty of drug trafficking, carrying military weapons and illegal ammunition, reported.

The also condemned three other men linked to Rosales to prison terms between six years and nine months and almost 10 years.

Rosales was captured in October 2011 by the in in an operation carried out after receiving information from the US.



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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 14:30 IST