Mexican gang leader with ties to El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel among jailbreak escapees


The leader of a Mexican avenue gang linked to El Chapo’s Sinaloa drug cartel was the various flood of inmates who escaped at some stage in a violent jailbreak this week.

Ernesto “El Neto” Piñón and as a minimum 24 others, which include members of the bloodthirsty Los Mexicles gang, fled Juarez’s Cereso #3 country prison in Ciudad Juarez Sunday morning.

Gunmen in armored motors opened hearth on jail guards, slaughtering 10 of them and 7 inmates — before they stormed into the jail, releasing the 25 inmates from their cells, in keeping with Mexico’s Security Secretary Rosa Icela Rodríguez.

The Mexican government also revealed it discovered 10 “VIP cells” in Sunday’s jail ruin, as well as cell telephones, cash and pills in the rooms of distinguished inmates.

Los Mexicles is a prominent corporation in Juarez that works because the armed wing of the Sinaloa Cartel, formerly headed by murderous drug lord El Chapo.

The Sinaloa Cartel splintered after El Chapo’s 2019 conviction in the US. Currently, the Mexicles paintings with the Caborca cartel, led via El Chapo’s former partner.

Piñón, shown carrying a watch patch in a image released through the Mexican government, is considered a enormously precious partner to the Caborca cartel, which tried to interrupt him out of prison in an August eleven raid, according to the Herald of Juarez.

Advertisement In 2010, twelve months after he become to begin with jailed, Piñón was shot in the head in a distinct get away attempt while he changed into being transferred from one prison to another.