drug baron

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a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs


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Drug barons, land grabbers, tax evaders and mega corruption still wine and dine as they enjoy ill-gotten wealth.
What transpired between Zainab and the six drug barons at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport is already in the public domain.
The imputation that complainant is a 'narco,' 'drug baron,' or 'drug lord' is not only false and baseless, but also not covered by privileged communication,' the resolution stated.
Trillanes IV a 'narco', a colloquial word for a 'drug baron' or drug lord', and 'Does Trump's government know something?'
The drug baron managed to evade arrest during the pursuit in December 2016 but was arrested by the Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism Unit a month later.
This entire episode shows how powerful these drug barons are -- and the lengths to which a government must go to eradicate them once and for all.
Most of those murdered were narcocorridos, who sing songs celebrating the lives of drug barons.
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The most wanted drug baron who has earned the name 'El Chapo' because of his 5 feet 2 inches height reportedly runs shipments of tons at a time from Columbia into Mexico and on to the United States.
Cardenas is the fourth top drug baron to be killed or captured in Mexico since December last year in a string of coups for President Felipe Calderon's army-led drug war.
BEIRUT: The judicial police arrested on Tuesday one of the most notorious drug baron in Lebanon.
Bowden relates how the drug baron once ordered a servant suspected of stealing from him bound hand and foot and tossed into his swimming pool, where he drowned before horrified guests.
The novel, a gritty tale of the rise of a drug baron, generated controversy with its raw subject matter and sales skyrocketed.
Why the bank stake was transferred to the drug baron is unclear, but Kyaw Win once told close associates Myanmar's economy is in a shambles and too risky in which to do business, according to Kernsai Jaiyen, a secretary of the Shan Democratic Union.
A DRUG baron has been ordered to hand over almost pounds 1m after bringing huge quantities of heroin into the country.