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Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Milenio article
The SRE concedes the extradition of Abigael Gonzalez Valencia, identified as number 2 in the CJNG, but he will be extradited when amparo he promoted finishes.
Reporter: Ruben Mosso
The Secretary for Exterior Relations conceded an extradition to the USA of capo Abigael Gonzalez Valencia, El Cuini, identified as number 2 in the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, the exchange will be realized when the amparo he promoted terminates.
According to Judicial registers, Gonzalez Valencia was approved for extradition on 21st of December of 2016, a resolution that the complainant contested, was the motive for the stay of disposition of a Judge of the 12th District in Penal Matters of Amparo in City of Mexico, which refers to his personal liberty, in a place where he is imprisoned, and at the disposition of the authority that carries out the procedure of extradition.
In April of 2015, a Judge of the 16th District of Federal Penal Processes of the North Preventative Prison, in City of Mexico, ordered the provisional detention with end of extradition of El Cuini.
In the USA, a Federal Court of District of Colombia solicited the detention of Gonzalez Valencia for crimes of criminal organization, crimes against health and money laundering.
Valencia obtained a definitive suspension, which was authorized by a Judge of the 12th District of Amparo, a measure that prevents for the moment his delivery; in the case the petitioner is denied the amparo, the capo may promote an appeal for review, to review the decision in the first instance.
El Cuini was captured on March 28th 2015 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, during and operation carried out by Federal forces, where three South Americans and one Mexican were also captured.
According to PGR investigations, Gonzalez Valencia was the leader of a cell called Los Cuinis, in charge of money laundering for the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion.
The CJNG participated, on May 1st of 2015, in the violent events in the Guadalajara metropolitan area, which left eight soldiers dead and Federal policeman after a downing of a helicopter of the Mexican Air Force.
Original article in Spanish at Milenio