The Federal Court of Toluca rejected the complaint of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) against the full suspension that was granted Rafael Caro Quintero, former leader of the Guadalajara cartel. This in order to prevent his extradition to the USA “express”.
This way, the measure will remain in effect until the Amparo process is completed. The resolution was issued by the Second Collegial Criminal Court of the State of Mexico.
It should be remembered that it was July 16 when the judge of the seventh district in Amparo de Jalisco, Francisco Reséndiz Neri, admitted Carol Quintero this definitive suspension; However, he declared himself incompetent and the lawsuit was turned over to the State of Mexico because he was incarcerated in the Altiplano prison.
A few days later, the first district judge in the Toluca Amparo and federal trials, Abigail Ocampo Álvarez, accepted jurisdiction over the case. In doing so, he allowed the lawsuit to proceed and upheld the full stay ordered by the judge.
Nevertheless, The FGR appealed against the judge’s approval and not against the original determination of the judge in Jalisco. Therefore, the judges of the Second Collegiate Criminal Court in Toluca dismissed the complaint.
“In reality, the order under appeal neither granted nor denied the total or provisional suspension; Rather, it was limited to validating or ratifying that previously granted by the Seventh Circuit Court of Amparo in Criminal Matters in the State of Jalisco, located in Puente Grande, Juanacatlán, Jalisco. In his case, then, it was the July 16, 2022 order that could be challenged by the lawsuit, because the suspension has already had its effectswithout being subject to the regulation of June 21, 2022,” it said.
“In this regard, the complaint lodged by the representative of the Public Ministry representing the First District Court for Amparo Matters and Federal Proceedings in the State of Mexico with Headquarters is affiliated in this city, contrary to the order of July twenty-first two thousand twenty-two, being the official admitted the claim; and it confirmed the full suspension provided by an order dated July 16, 2022,” it noted.
It should be noted that the constitutional hearing is expected to take place this Monday to determine whether the full suspension becomes final.
That Drug dealer it was recaptured at Chóix, Sinaloa on July 15 under an arrest warrant issued by Mexican authorities for the kidnapping and murder of former DEA agent Kiki Camarena.
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