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

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