Transcript for United States Wants 'El Chapo' Extradited
The latest on this weekend's takedown of the world's most wanted man. The Mexican drug kingpin and billionaire known as el chapo was caught on Saturday. The U.S. Wants him extradited here. Pierre Thomas is tracking every doe tail. Good morning, Pierre. Good morning, George. Today, a real-life villain is in Mexico under maximum security. The Mexicans have el chapo. The United States government wants him, too. There's though doubt that the U.S. Will seek to extradite him. He's the leader of a cartel responsible for 25% of all drugs flowing into the U.S. Cocaine, heroin, marijuana, the country's top supplier. 80% of the drugs in Chicago come from his cartel. There he's public enemy number one. He's sometimes called the Osama bin laden of drug trafficking. Reporter: Sources tell us that he's responsible for more deaths in the U.S. Than Osama bin laden himself. It all ended here in room 401 as el chapo was surrounded by Mexican paramilitary. This is how they captured him without firing a single shot. He was snatched. Broken door, break it's a still on the stove. An indication of an abrupt departure. Reports of a woman in the room with him, possibly a girlfriend or his wife, a legendary beauty queen. He was back in custody. He narrowly escaped a week earlier in a town 130 miles away. He slipped back down these stairs into the underground tunnels. Fitting for the houdini mastermind drug dealer who had been a step ahead of police for more than a decade. He's one of the most creative and business-minded drug traffickers. Catapults, tunnels, airplanes, I mean, you name it. He thought of it and he tried it. Reporter: There's a long line of U.S. Prosecutors who want el chapo. The question is whether Mexican officials will release man tied to 80,000 murders in their country. Many are waiting to see. Now to the fast-moving
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