Mexico captures drug lord Beltran Leyva: government source




 
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October 2nd, 2014  
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Topic: Mexico captures drug lord Beltran Leyva: government source


By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hector Beltran Leyva, head of a family crime syndicate that waged a bloody conflict in Mexico with a former ally, drug kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, was captured on Wednesday, an interior ministry source said. The snaring of the boss of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel is likely a serious blow to the gang, which has been substantially weakened since its founding by a group of brothers who gave the outfit its name and split from Guzman, accusing him of betraying them. ...

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