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[Published: Friday October 16 2020]

 Ex-Mexican defence minister arrested for drug and money-laundering charges

LOS ANGELES, USA, 16 Oct. - (ANA) - The former official, General Salvador Cienfuegos, who was Mexico’s defense minister from 2012 to 2018, was arrested by the United States authorities at the request of the Drug Enforcement Administration, according to a federal law enforcement official.
Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested in Los Angeles, Mexico said. 
He faces drug and money-laundering charges, according to a US official.   - (ANA) -
AB/ANA/16 October 2020 - - -

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