Jose Antonio Yepez was arrested by federal forces in Guanajuato, Mexico on Sunday. Photo: Guanajuato State Attorney’s Office handout via EPA-EFE
Jose Antonio Yepez was arrested by federal forces in Guanajuato, Mexico on Sunday. Photo: Guanajuato State Attorney’s Office handout via EPA-EFE
Mexico

Mexico arrests ‘El Marro’, cartel boss blamed for surge in drug violence

  • Known as ‘The Mallet’, Jose Antonio Yepez has been engaged in bloody struggle for supremacy against one of country’s most powerful gangs
  • Arrest represents major win for President Lopez Obrado’s government, after botched detention of son of ‘El Chapo’

Jose Antonio Yepez was arrested by federal forces in Guanajuato, Mexico on Sunday. Photo: Guanajuato State Attorney’s Office handout via EPA-EFE
Jose Antonio Yepez was arrested by federal forces in Guanajuato, Mexico on Sunday. Photo: Guanajuato State Attorney’s Office handout via EPA-EFE
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