Joe Biden congratulates AMLO for capturing ‘El Nini’: ‘We are safer with him behind bars’

He President of the United States, Joe Biden, congratulated and thanked Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Mexican armed forces for the “effective” capture of Néstor Isidro Pérez, alias ‘El Nini’.

In a statement he highlighted that Mexican security forces captured the security chief of ‘Los Chapitos’.

For almost three years, ‘El Nini’ was one of the most wanted criminals in Mexico and the United States, indicates the document.

He is accused of his participation in generating violence and trafficking fentanyl to the United States.

“Our two countries are safer with him behind bars and he will face justice.” for their crimes,” Biden highlighted.

The US president added that this arrest occurs after the arrest and extradition from Mexico to the United States of Ovidio Guzmán López, son of ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán.

“These arrests are testimony of the commitment between the United States and Mexico to protect our communities from violence, counter cartels and end the scourge of fentanyl,” the statement said.

Biden stressed that work between both countries will continue to combat drug cartels.

They transfer ‘El Nini’ to a federal prison

‘El Nini’ is already gone transferred to a federal prisonaccording to data published in the National Detention Registry of the Government of Mexico.

The United States authorities are seeking to prosecute him for crimes related to drug trafficking; the DEA even offered a reward of 3 million dollars to anyone who gave information for his arrest.

Until now, Mexican authorities have not announced whether there is already a request for his extradition.

The National Detention Registry details that Néstor Isidro, ‘El Nini’, 32 years old, was already “in transfer” at 12:36 p.m. this Thursday, although the prison or the area where he will be taken has not been specified.

The US will seek the extradition of ‘El Nini’

The United States Department of Justice He also congratulated the Government of Mexico and assured that ‘El Nini’ directed security operations for ‘Los Chapitos’ for which he and his group murdered, tortured and kidnapped rivals, witnesses and other people who opposed them.

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland said that after the arrest of Néstor Isidro Pérez he spoke with the Attorney General, Alejandro Gertz Manero, to thank him for the capture.

“Now We seek the quick extradition of ‘El Nini’ from Mexico to face justice here in the United States,” the Department of Justice says in a statement.

The US objective is to ‘disrupt’ the Sinaloa Cartel, as it is identified as the organization responsible for the deadliest and most prolific drug trafficking operations in the world.