World's top drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman tried to avoid capture via drain

January 9, 2016 08:04

MEXICO CITY - The world's top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman fled a morning raid through a drain, but was caught as he then tried to escape in a vehicle, Mexico's government said on Friday.

Guzman, head of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel, was bundled into a Marines helicopter on Friday evening, to be flown to the same prison from which he escaped six months ago.

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