Mexican Cartel Boss and Fuel Theft King “El Marro” Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison

Members of the National Guard are seen at a military check point after Mexican security forces captured Jose Antonio Yepez known as “El Marro” (The Mallet), a notorious drug gang leader in a village called Franco Tavera in the Santa Cruz de Juventino Rosas municipality in Guanajuato state, Mexico, August 2 , 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Maldonado

A Mexican cartel leader who became one of the most wanted criminals in Mexico due to his gang’s industrial-scale theft of petroleum has been sentenced to 60 years in prison, state prosecutors said on Friday.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Writing by Drazen Jorgic