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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According to Morente, the Taiwanese drug lord was released on April 1 and the four Chinese nationals - Chan Chit Yue, Kin San Ho, Ching Che, Wu Hing Sum - were released on June 4.
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But the drug lord escaped during the armed assault, then escalated the bombing and killing campaign.
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.
22, 2017 filed a case of cyber libel against Nieto, the blogger behind the Facebook page Thinking Pinoy, for an article claiming that United States President Donald Trump called Trillanes a 'drug lord.'
The Mexican drug lord is allegedly being deprived of sleep and visits and has been mixed in with other prisoners, the (http://www.latimes.com/world/la-na-el-chapo-lawyers-alleged-abuse-20160926-snap-story.html) Associated Press reported Monday.
The least guilty could become state witnesses, said President Rodrigo Duterte who released on Thursday a matrix which showed de Lima as the highest official among six others whom he named as drug lord protectors at NBP and drug pushing coddlers in Pangasinan, northern Luzon.