The Ninth District Judge of Amparo and Oral Trials, in Toluca, State of Mexico, granted a provisional suspension to Héctor Luis Palma Salazar, alias “El Güero” Palma, to undergo a diagnostic test for the covid-19.
Through his defense, on June 18 of this year, the lawsuit filed against acts of the director general of the Federal Center for Social Readaptation number 1, Altiplano, in Almoloya de Juárez, and other authorities was heard.
In the indirect amparo file 377/2020-IV, Palma Salazar, compadre and partner of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, "El Chapo", indicated that it has not been done, nor is a doctor allowed to enter the federal prison for the taking of tests that confirm or rule out if you have covid-19.
In his argumentation, the drug trafficker assures that in the face of various health problems, his case is classified among the vulnerable population suffering from the pandemic.
The omission to order the rapid tests of covid-19, for the detection of IGG and IGM necessary to detect if their representative is infected with the aforementioned virus and the omission of authorizing the admission to the penitentiary center of a doctor who has the study necessary to carry out the rapid tests of covid-19, for the detection of IGG and IGM necessary to detect if their client is infected with the aforementioned virus, ”explained the suspension file.
"El Güero Palma", 70 years old, born in Mocorito, Sinaloa, has been detained since 1995, after the Lear Jet plane he was traveling in collapsed, between the states of Nayarit and Jalisco.
In his decision, the Federal Judge of Amparo, indicated that, if it turns out that the sentenced person is infested with SARS-CoV-2, he must be given the corresponding treatment.
”If it is necessary to undergo laboratory tests to identify if he is a carrier of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease known as covid-19, and if so, immediately order such tests and , in case of being positive, the necessary medical treatment is granted immediately in order to combat it ”, it was determined in the suspension.”