drug lord


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drug lord

n.
The leader of a cartel or gang that illegally traffics in drugs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drug lord - a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs
boss - a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
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Led by a notorious Pakistani drug lord called Aqil Khan, who was running the operation from his hometown of Peshawar, the network targeted UAE citizens and residents in addition to neighbouring countries.
Mexican authorities must have colluded with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to enable the country's top drug lord to escape from a maximum security prison at the weekend, Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said on Monday.
Meanwhile, Charlie Hunnam is set to play a drug lord based on the story of Edgar Valdez, also known as La Barbie, who made $130 million in one year for moving drugs from Colombia.
Both Bhola ( drug lord Jagdish Singh Bhola) and Bajwa spoke in the same language, which proved Bajwa's complicity in the conspiracy.
Born in East London in 1972, he began auditioning for TV roles in his early twenties, but was his role as drug lord Stringer Bell in the acclaimed US crime drama The Wire that turned him into one of Hollywood's most wanted men.
The website also includes fictional advertisements from "Breaking Bad'' businesses like Los Pollos Hermanos, a chicken restaurant used as a front for drug lord Gus Fring, played by Giancarlo Esposito.
A run-in with the local drug lord halts all of his plans.
Bogota/Rome, Sha'ban 27, 1434, Jul 6, 2013, SPA -- Colombian authorities said Saturday they had scored a major coup with the arrest of an Italian drug lord associated with the 'Ndrangheta, the Calabrian mafia, according to dpa.
The Russian drug lord entered the UAE under a false name, the official noted adding that within one day, the authorities discovered the fake identity he used to enter the country.
Last week a similar phone call closed the building in downtown Sofia from which notorious Bulgarian drug lord Zlatomir Ivanov aka Baretata (The Beret), was shot at and wounded on January 29.
the Punisher 5USA, 10pm A former FBI agent is determined to wreck the life of the drug lord who killed his wife and children, and reinvents himself as vigilante The Punisher.
A MEXICAN drug lord has been named as the first public enemy No1 in the US since Al Capone.