Xóchitl Harumi “N”, 37 years old, a woman identified as the sister of a subject nicknamed The Russianwas arrested on January 19, however, a few days later reports indicate that the woman was liberated. Notably The Russian is a man identified as a man linked to Ishmael May Zambada, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Infobae Mexico He tried to contact the Baja California authorities to confirm the release of said woman, but there were no results.
The sister of The Russian She was captured along with two other people in Baja California and at the time of her capture, weapons were seized from them. They were César Antonio “N”, 25 years old, Ramón Omar “N”, 43 years old, and Xóchitl Harumi “N”, who were wearing two long weapons and one short weapon.
But on Sunday, January 28 Zeta Tijuana reported the release of the sister of The Russianthe latter identified as a head of position relevant to May Zambada. The aforementioned media detailed that both the woman and her companion were released due to irregularities in their process.
The decision was made by a judge who determined that the evidence and testimonies that contradicted the version of the security agents were sufficient to grant the aforementioned subjects their freedom. Even the judge ordered investigate the actions of the uniformed officers at the time of the captures. If it is proven that they acted inappropriately, they could be sanctioned.
Juan José “N” is a man identified with the alias The Russian and who is accused in different reports of leading a criminal cell allegedly linked to the Sinaloa Cartel called Los Rusos. Until July of last year he was 41 years old, but when he was 19 he had contact with organized crime. For a time he worked alongside Gustavo Inzunza, alias The Prieto Machoa hitman who operated in the states of Sonora and Sinaloa.
It should be noted that after Culiacanazo, when Ovidio Guzmán, El Ratón, was arrested and released, since after said actions Los Rusos and Los Ninis, the latter group linked to Los Chapitos, would have started a fight.
For the above May Zambada would have sent The Russian to Baja California to prevent disputes from affecting the criminal organization. But these actions did not work.
The area of dispute between Los Chapitos and Los Rusos is a few kilometers from the border with the United States and they also have to face some members of the Arellano Felix Cartel that maintain their power in certain areas of Tijuana and Mexicali.
Furthermore, the May 14, 2021 Elements of the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) and the then State Security and Investigation Guard detained a dozen people in said entity, among whom were two agents from the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic (FGR).
For your part The Niniidentified as the alleged security chief of Los Chapitos, was arrested on November 22, 2023 when a video circulated in which a man can be seen, allegedly The Nini, in underwearwho was in the roof of a building. Said man begins to make erratic movements until at one point one of the security agents fires a couple of shots.
After these events, the man was captured and later transferred to the Mexico CityFor this, a strong operation was implemented by the authorities.