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Mexico arrests 'Ugly Betty' drug lord

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Mexico arrests 'Ugly Betty' drug lord


The Mexican drug cartel leader known as “Ugly Betty” has been arrested by police.

Alberto Carrillo Fuentes was head of the Juarez cartel and his detention marks the third high profile drug lord to be captured since July.

Zetas cartel kingpin Miguel Angel Trevino, alias “Z-40”, was arrested on July 15, followed by Gulf cartel leader Mario Ramirez Trevino on August 17.

According to the Mexican government Carrillo Fuentes faces charges of murder, organised crime and drug trafficking amongst others.

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