Colombian drug kingpin ‘Otoniel’ pleads guilty in New York court docket

Just one of Colombia’s most infamous drug lords admitted guilt to cocaine trafficking rates in a New York court docket on Wednesday (January 25), as portion of a plea arrangement. The Gulf Clan, the biggest narcotics trafficking organisation in Colombia, was led by Dairo Antonio Usuga, also recognized as “Otoniel.” The 51-calendar year-old was extradited to the US very last year and initially entered a not-responsible plea to drug trafficking charges.Usuga has pleaded guilty to three counts and agreed to pay back $216 million. He will have to serve at least 20 decades in jail, but the utmost sentence is existence.Usuga and the Gulf Clan ended up charged with smuggling at minimum 73 tonnes of cocaine into the country illegally between 2003 and 2012.Usuga was the most needed man in Colombia until he was captured in the northwest of the nation in Oct 2021 subsequent a sizeable army operation.(With inputs from companies)

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