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Mexican drug mafia boss Hector Beltran Leyva arrested

  • Hector Beltran Leyva, a much-wanted drug lord, has reportedly been captured in Mexico.

    If confirmed, this will be another high profile arrest linked to the drug mafia in the country.

    The United States had offered a $5m reward for information that could lead to Beltran Leyva’s capture.

    Hector Beltran Leyva took charge of the drug crime syndicate after his brother, Arturo, was killed in a 2009 encounter with Mexican troops.

     

     

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