The Foreign Minister of Mexico Marcelo Ebrard announced through his Twitter account that General Salvador Cienfuegos, former Secretary of Defense of Mexico, is charged with 5 charges related to drug trafficking.
The Secretary of Foreign Relations added that the Los Angeles consul announced that the hearing will be at 2:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. CDMX time).
The general is expected to be transferred to New York.
From Los Angeles, the Consul, Marcela Celorio, reports: the hearing will be at 2:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. CDMX time), it is estimated that General Cienfuegos will be transferred to New York, his lawyer arrives in a few hours from Mexico, there are 5 charges related to drug trafficking those who are accused.
– Marcelo Ebrard C. (@m_ebrard) October 16, 2020