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Mexican drug lord ‘La Tuta’ sentenced to 55 years in prison for kidnapping
Servando Gómez was a rural teacher, later on he became a farmer, and started getting involved in drug trafficking in 2001 - Photo: Eduardo Verdugo/AP

Mexican drug lord ‘La Tuta’ sentenced to 55 years in prison for kidnapping

18/06/2019
16:10
Carlos Arrieta
Mexico City
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A Mexican judge issued a guilty verdict and 55-year prison sentence to Servando Gómez Martínez

A judge in a Mexican criminal court issued a guilty verdict and 55-year prison sentence to Servando Gómez Martínez, also known as “La Tuta,” for kidnapping committed in the city of Uruapan, Michoacán.

Gómez Martínez, former leader of the Knights Templar Cartel, was found guilty of kidnapping a businessman in August, 2011.

Following his arrest on February 2015, Servando Gómez was imprisoned in the El Altiplano prison, where he faces trial and a conviction for federal crimes.

Servando Gómez Martínez was arrested on the morning of February 27, 2015 in Morelia, Michoacán. The suspect, who had also been part of the Michoacán Family cartel, started his career as a rural teacher at the Melchor Ocampo elementary school in the 1980s, in the Quiroga municipality.

According to police documents from the former PGR (Attorney General’s Office), Servando Gómez was a rural teacher, later on he became a farmer, and started getting involved in drug trafficking in 2001.
 

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