US extradites Mexican-Chinese businessman Zhenli Ye Gon
Chinese-born Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon, accused of producing and trafficking illegal drugs, has arrived at a high security jail in Mexico.
He lost a nine-year battle against extradition from the United States.
Zhenli Ye Gon fled to the US in 2007 and was arrested there, after police in Mexico seized $205m (£167m) in cash from his villa.
Police suspected that he was importing vast quantities of chemicals to produce the synthetic drug methamphetamine.
He faces charges of conspiracy, drug-related crimes, possession of illegal weapons and conducting operations with illegal proceeds,... read more
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