Transcript for How Did 'El Chapo' Evade Authorities?
Revealing photos emerging after the arrest of -- toppled the drug lord rested one we could go tonight. Now the elaborate homes and the elaborate escape routes even in the bathroom here's ABC's -- -- -- hey Joaquin -- Chappel Guzman the world's most powerful and ruthless drug lord. Surprisingly lived a remarkably modest life Guzman whose estimated net worth was one billion dollars according to Forbes magazine. Placing him -- world's most powerful list. Lived -- ordinary home seven in total on residential streets in -- a con Mexico. Newly released video and pictures reveal the insides of these houses the drug -- homes were far from ordinary movable bathtubs with steel latter's underneath a series of high tech -- lined with -- Lighting and air conditioning inside the passage -- leading to Guzman other safe homes or to water filthy sewers that allowed this -- to escape authorities. -- alluded police threw one of these tunnels just days before his arrest in a month on hotel last week Guzman who escaped prison in 2001. Is now in a high security prison in Mexico. Awaiting possible extradition to the US. A Deedee Roy ABC news San Francisco.
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