Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is reportedly affected by hallucinations whereas in jail.
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is reportedly affected by hallucinations, despair and paranoia as a consequence of his extreme jail situations, his legal professionals declare.
The Mexican drug lord has been locked up in New York City’s Metropolitan Correctional Center since January and was reportedly not completely satisfied along with his situations. The drug kingpin was being held below “special administrative measures” within the jail, ABC News reported.
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Guzman’s attorneys stated because of his restrictive situations, the inmate was struggling bodily and psychological deterioration. The attorneys have requested El Chapo bear a psychological badysis, a courtroom submitting said.
“Counsel has been visiting with Mr. Guzman since February and has noticed that during the last month Mr. Guzmán has suffered a marked deterioration in his mental state,” the submitting said.
The protection attorneys alleged Guzman has hbadle remembering occasions, folks and locations. The drug kingpin was additionally affected by hallucinations, despair and claimed the federal government has wiretapped his jail cell.
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The protection attorneys argued if the alleged “deteriorations” proceed, the drug kingpin could possibly be found incompetent to face trial.
Prosecutors haven’t commented on the allegations, NBC News reported.
“Counsel has noticed that Mr. Guzman has begun repeating himself often and sometimes forgetting what the discussion is about,” the courtroom submitting said. “It is plain to the defense team that something is not right with Mr. Guzman.”
The submitting additionally alleged that Guzman is experiencing complications, throat ache and ringing in his ears.