MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Mexico have filed an appeal with the country’s Supreme Court against a lower court’s decision to free a drug lord.
The Attorney General’s Office says it has asked the country’s highest court to review a federal court’s decision to release Rafael Caro Quintero because the court’s arguments are “absurd and illogical.”
Caro Quintero was 28 years into a 40-year sentence for helping orchestrate the 1985 killing of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. He has disappeared from the public eye since his release two weeks ago.
A three-judge federal appeals court overturned his sentence in Camarena’s case on procedural grounds, saying he should have been tried in a state court instead of federal court.
Federal prosecutors said in a statement Friday the panel’s arguments were illogical.
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