U-turn over Mexico arrest identification


The Mexican government has said that it mistakenly identified a detained man as the son of the Mexican drug baron, Joaquin Guzman.

In an embarrassing U-turn the authorities in Mexico have admitted that the suspect was not related to him at all.

Tim Pattinson reports.

The webpage has been updated to amend the misidentification, following clarification from the Mexican authorities

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