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Gulf Cartel supreme leader 'El Coss' reported captured in Tampico

Mario Cardenas-Guillen (aka El Gordo) // File Photo

Mexican media outlets are reporting that the Gulf Cartel's supreme leader was captured without a single bullet being fired.

Televisa's national news anchor Joaquin Lopez-Doriga reported the capture late Wednesday night.

According to Lopez-Doriga on television and his Twitter account, marines with the Mexican Navy captured Jorge Eduardo Costilla-Sanchez in Tampico today.

Costilla-Sanchez, goes by the nickname "El Coss," reportedly ruled his faction of the Gulf Cartel with an iron fist.

But according to Mexico's Milenio newspaper, Costilla-Sanchez was captured without a single bullet being fired.

Mexican media outlets are reporting that Costilla-Sanchez will be presented in Mexico City early Thursday morning.

Costilla-Sanchez's arrests comes with days of the arrest of Mario Cardenas-Guillen, the supreme leader of a rival faction in the Gulf Cartel.

Back in March 2009, the Mexican government had issued a $30 million peso ($2 million dollar) reward for Costilla-Sanchez's capture.

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