Narcomantas from 'Los Chapitos' are directed at the Government of Sinaloa, confirmed the state prosecutor

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The banners signed by Los Chapitos were placed in various parts of Sinaloa. (X/@noticieristas)

On Monday morning, various narcomantas signed by 'Los Chapitos' in the state of Sinaloa, in which the sale of fentanyl was prohibited. In this regard, the attorney general, Sara Bruna Quiñónez, indicated that the messages are directed to the Government headed by Rubén Rocha Moya.

Given the questions about what happened on October 2, the prosecutor pointed out that investigations are already being carried out into the placement of these tarps, so if necessary, the investigations will be opened. research folders corresponding to define responsibilities.

When asked if the blankets were sent to the Government of Sinaloa, Bruna Quiñónez responded affirmatively. “Of course it is directed at us”he stated before local media, without disclosing the reasons why these messages were sent to the authorities of said entity.

Under this tenor, he ruled out the sale of fentanyl in its raw material in Sinaloa, although he acknowledged that the deadly synthetic opioid can be found once indicted.

The Sinaloa prosecutor, Sara Quiñónez, acknowledged that there is processed fentanyl in the state (Photo: Sinaloa Prosecutor's Office)
The Sinaloa prosecutor, Sara Quiñónez, acknowledged that there is processed fentanyl in the state (Photo: Sinaloa Prosecutor's Office)

“Fentanyl as a raw material for the drug is not being sold, it has not been found; is being processed. It is an issue that we do not handle directly”

For his part, the head of the Ministry of Public Security (SSP), Gerardo Merida Sanchezmentioned that no complaint was received to 911 due to these events. In that sense, he pointed out that a spike in violent events in the entity is not expected.

In the municipalities of Culiacán, Mazatlán, Guamúchil and Ahome, blankets signed by “Los Chapitos”, the faction of the Sinaloa Cartel which is headed by the children of Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán.

The content of the messages had to do with the prohibition of the sale of fentanyl in Sinaloa, in an attempt to distance itself from its production and distribution, as seen in the images that were shared on social networks by the media. The Newscasters.

Los Chapitos have sought to distance themselves from the production and sale of fentanyl in Mexico (Photo: DEA)
Los Chapitos have sought to distance themselves from the production and sale of fentanyl in Mexico (Photo: DEA)

"Due to the incessant misinformation of some media and the obvious omission of the government in not investigating and prosecuting the true culprits of this epidemic, in Sinaloa it is strictly sale prohibited, manufacturing, transportation or any type of business that involves the substance known as fentanylincluding the sale of chemical products for their production,” the blankets read.

In the final part of the message, Los Chapitos assured that they have never been nor will they be “affiliated with that business.” If the warnings were not followed, they announced that there would be consequences.

This is not the first time that Guzmán Loera's children have sought to distance themselves from fentanyl trafficking. At the beginning of May, a letter supposedly written by Los Chapitos was released in which they reiterated that they had never worked with the synthetic opioid.

“We have never established, knowinglyrelationships with people who traffic fentanyl,” read the letter that was attributed to Jesús Alfredo, Iván Archivaldo, Joaquín and Ovidio Guzmán (the latter was extradited to the United States for his alleged involvement in drug trafficking).

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