Interview by actor Sean Penn helped catch druglord 'El Chapo'

January 10, 2016 06:55

MEXICO CITY - Actor Sean Penn's interview with drug boss Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman was one factor that led to Mexican security forces capturing the kingpin, a government source said on Saturday.

Mexico's government was aware of the interview and was closely monitoring Penn's movements, a second government source said.The interview, in which Penn visited Guzman in his Mexican hideout prior to his arrest on Friday, was published by Rolling Stone magazine on Saturday evening.

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