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The Latest: Testimony in El Chapo trial is disputed

Nov 21, 2018 - Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (all times local):

10:20 p.m.

Mexico's former top security chief is denying that he ever received bribes from anyone or connected to the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, who is on trial in the U.S.

Former cartel member Jesus Zambada testified in the trial of Joaquin Guzman on Tuesday that in the mid-2000s he gave $6 million in drug money to the security chief, Genero Garcia Luna.

According to a letter published in Mexican media, Garcia Luna said, "I repeat that it is false, defamatory and perjury to say that I have ever received any material goods from any person, police officer or criminal ...