Mexican President: Fugitive Drug Lord El Chapo Re-arrested

Joaquin Guzman has been recaptured seven months after he escaped from a maximum security prison.

An archive photo showing drug lord Joaquin Guzman in the custody of two Mexican marines.
AFP

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has written in his Twitter account that fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been recaptured seven months after he escaped from a maximum security prison.

Pena Nieto wrote in his Twitter account on Friday: "mission accomplished: we have him."