drug lord


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drug lord

n.
The leader of a cartel or gang that illegally traffics in drugs.
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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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How a self-confessed drug lord like Kerwin Espinosa can be exonerated by the state is perplexing.
Ngayong pinalaya na ang drug lord na tumestigo at umamin sa kaniyang paglahok sa drug trade, may duda sa giyera kontra droga ng administrasyon (Now that they freed the drug lord who testified and admitted his participation in the drug trade, more doubts are raised on the administration's war on drugs)," he said.
Famous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has allegedly been tortured during his imprisonment at a Mexican federal prison, which has caused his common-law wife to file a complaint with Mexico's National Human Rights Commission on Monday, according to reports.
Summary: Accuse her of allowing a Filipino drug lord to control illegal drug trade
However, his brother-in-law crosses a powerful drug lord, who forces Chris to transport billions of dollars of counterfeit money into the US, or his wife and children will be killed.
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.
Terrence Poppa discusses the third edition of his book, Drug Lord, which includes a new epilogue that analyzes how U.
Summary: Soldiers and police stormed a Kingston slum on Monday and traded gunfire with supporters of an alleged Jamaican drug lord.
He said that the drug lord operated in the Bekaa Valley town of Britel, adding that the arrest put an end to a "large-scale heroin production operation in the town.
But the drug lord escaped during the armed assault, then escalated the bombing and killing campaign.
The minority bloc likewise questioned why would there be insufficient evidence against self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa.
If you are a drug lord and a 'kumpare' of Duterte, there is due process, absolved from the case, even," Trillanes added.