Police Intelligence corroborated the presence of active and passive officers, as well as civilians working in the drug trafficking criminal networks, related to the Sinaloa cartel, which is also linked to the former captain of the Land Forces, Telmo Castro.
Currently, the research points to The tracking of people who can asume the leadership of the band after the fall of Castro, who was remanded in custody last Friday along with other detainees on the “Galaxy” operative, which desmantled an alleged drug gang in El Empalme, when they allegedly tried to transfer the alkaloid by air.
The inquiries started since the plane accident which crashed into a mountain near Pedernales, Manabi, in May 2012. A group of officers from Mexico came to Ecuador to assist in the investigations after the incident, and determined that the pilots of the aircraft were possibly part of the second generation of the Sinaloa cartel pilots working for the son of the leader of the Mafia, Joaquin ‘El chapo’ Guzman. This data was confirmed with intelligence reports from The Mexican Police.