El Chino Antrax's pending extradition from Holland will be decided May 29th

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El Chino Antrax's pending extradition from Holland will be decided May 29th

Siskiyou_Kid

José Rodrigo Aréchiga Gamboa, alias "Chino Antrax", one of the leaders of the Sinaloa Cartel.

El Chino Antrax's pending extradition from Holland will be decided May 29th

Marco Appel May 14, 2014

 
Brussels, Belgium (apro)-The Dutch justice system will issue a ruling on May 29th on the extradition request from the United States for the Mexican drug trafficker José Rodrigo Aréchiga Gamboa, "El Chino Antrax",  confirmed a spokesman for the court in Haarlem [Netherlands], where the case was leaked to Proceso.

The spokeswoman explained that during the exercise of his rights, the Mexican citizen decided not to attend the single public hearing which will be held this Thursday, May 15 in the afternoon, at the District Court of Haarlem (20 km from Amsterdam).

The same source said that the defendant will be represented in court by a lawyer who is a Dutch national, although it was not specified if it is a public defender, or a professional.

The  Dutch Royal military border police Brigade arrested the 33 year-old criminal upon arrival at the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, on December 30th, when he left the gate  to board a flight leaving for Mexico.

The Dutch prosecutor's office said that Aréchiga Gamboa's capture was due to a request from United States authorities who considered him a suspect of having violated the so-called "Opium Act" existing in that country.

After his arrest,  "El Chino Antrax" was put under police custody in a Dutch jail, and on January 2, was brought before a judge for questioning. Netherlands Justice has 60 days to decide if the Mexican cartel leader will be extradited to the United States, a request that has already been formalized by the Prosecutor's Office of the Southern District of California.

Thus, a federal grand jury in San Diego issued a sealed indictment on December 20th against Arechiga Gamboa,and besides that, in January his US assets were seized.

According to the indictment, 13-CR-4517-DMS, "El Chino Antrax" is accused of distributing controlled substances and of participating in its importation into the United States. The indictment says that the criminal conspired together with other persons to bring methamphetamine and five kilograms [or more] of cocaine, among other substances.

The Department of the Treasury of United States also accused Aréchiga Gamboa of providing protection to Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada and his family and eliminating his enemies, as well as being responsible for the transportation and logistic affairs of the former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquín "El Chapo Guzmán", and of working  for the drug trafficker Gonzalo Inzunza Inzunza, "Macho Prieto" killed in a clash with the police on December 18, 2013.

http://www.proceso.com.mx/?p=372231
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This is what was said from the beginning, have no doubt he will be in San Diego MCC after that hearing.
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I can't imagine what can stop the extradition, as it appears there was evidence to satisfy the Dutch enough to arrest him in the first place.

However, I wouldn't be surprised if he disappears into that strange hole in the federal system that leaves few clues.

Obviously, the Flores twins are protected witnesses, so where/how/if they're in a Wisconsin prison, or elsewhere, isn't surprising.

I haven't heard much of Jesus 'el Rey' Zambada Garcia since his extradition.

We didn't hear much about Sandra Avila or even Vicentillo, until they made a deal.
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spike151
Kid there is one thing that can possible stop his extradition , he can appeal to the european court of human rights , that he will receive unfair treatment if he is extradited to USA , Abu Hamza tried the same thing , and managed to stay in my country for 7 years whilst the case was being heard , at UK tax payers expense. In the uk he had a 6 bedroom house for his wives and children at a cost of over a million pounds , 1.6 million us dollars.

Unless CA's laywers are asleep , they will know about this and jump on it to stop him being extradited. He will be having quite a good time in dutch prison compared to lockdown in a federal supermax.
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Siskiyou_Kid
Spike151, thanks for your insight.

I doubt Chino Antrax could mount the same kind of defense as Hamza, because he doesn't face the kind of treatment Hamza's lawyers were able to document had been administered to other terrorists, and he doesn't face the death penalty or extrajudicial imprisonment at Guantanamo Bay.

However, his lawyers will probably try whatever is at their disposal, and a delay wouldn't be surprising.
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This is the current extradition treaty between the US and the Netherlands:
http://www.mcnabbassociates.com/Netherlands%20International%20Extradition%20Treaty%20with%20the%20United%20States.pdf

Articles that could be affecting this particular case in my opinion:

Article 2 in addition includes a jurisdictional provision which allows for extradition where the offense has been committed outside the territory of
the requesting State by a national of that State. Crimes committed outside the territory of the requesting State may also provide the basis for extradition if the offenses so committed would also be punishable under the law of the requested State in similar circumstances. Like provisions are contained in United States extradition treaties with the Federal Republic of Germany, Japan, Norway, and Mexico. It is anticipated that such provisions will be useful in the areas of narcotics and counterfeiting violations.

Article 7 permits refusal of extradition in capital cases unless satisfactory assurances are received that the death penalty will not be imposed or, if imposed, will not be executed for an offense not punishable by death in the country from which extradition is requested. A similar article has been included in most recent treaties.

In the case of Abu Hamza, he claimed mental illness, and the same clause applies to the treaty between the US and the Netherlands. In article 7 extradition could be overturned based on age or personal conditions, neither which applies to Chino Antrax.
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Bjeff
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According to the major Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, El Chino Antrax does not oppose extradition except for one condition: That he is tried for crimes committed within the time frame of 2008 - December 2013 in the US.

Source:
http://www.telegraaf.nl/binnenland/22628866/__Mexicaan_in_VS_verdacht__.html
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