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The decision of the Fourth Collegiate Court in Criminal Matters of the Second Circuit was taken unanimously, so that the Attorney General’s Office may hand over “El Cholo Iván”.
A Federal Court granted authorization to the Mexican Government to hand over to the United States Jorge Iván Gastelum Ávila, also known as El Cholo Iván, who is allegedly Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán’s security chief.
He is also allegedly the head of the Sinaloa Cartel’s hitmen. The decision of the Fourth Collegiate Court in Criminal Matters of the Second Circuit was taken unanimously. After the decision, the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) may hand over Jorge Iván Gastelum.
The facts were reported by Milenio media during the afternoon of Tuesday, February 14. It should be noted that El Cholo Iván was a man trusted by El Chapo Guzmán.
Jorge Iván Gastelum was requested by the Federal Court for the District of Columbia, where he is accused of two charges, one for conspiracy to distribute one thousand kilograms or more of marijuana and five kilograms or more of cocaine and the other for using and possessing a firearm.