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Accused Colombian drug lord Dairo Usuga ‘Otoniel’ extradited to the US, supply says

Usuga is broadly thought of to be the boss of the “Clan del Golfo,” a strong drug cartel that controls cocaine routes into Mexico and the United States. He was anticipated to look earlier than a US decide within the subsequent few hours.

He faces a number of drug-trafficking fees in New York and Florida district courts. The State Department has beforehand provided as much as $5 million for info resulting in his arrest or conviction.
Usuga was captured by Colombian authorities in October in a rural space of the northwestern Uraba area in Antioquia province, a feat President Iván Duque celebrated as “the biggest arrest of a narco-trafficker by the Colombian police since the days of Pablo Escobar.”

At the time of his arrest, the alleged cartel chief was dealing with not less than 122 fees for drug trafficking, felony affiliation, homicide and cash laundering, in keeping with the Colombian Attorney General’s workplace.

His extradition was permitted by presidential decree after the Colombian State Council denied an attraction by a number of victims of Usuga’s alleged crimes who wished to see him tried in Colombian courtroom.

The so-called Clan del Golfo consists of former members of terrorist organizations and “uses violence and intimidation to control the narcotics trafficking routes, cocaine processing laboratories, speedboat departure points, and clandestine landing strips,” in keeping with the State Department.

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