July 12, 2015 / 7:22 PM / 4 years ago

Mexico president wants officials probed after drug boss Guzman's jailbreak

Soldiers inspect a bus at a checkpoint on an access highway to Mexico City, July 12, 2015. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

PARIS (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Sunday he wants a full investigation into the jailbreak of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to uncover whether any public officials helped the kingpin escape.

Pena Nieto was flying to France on a state visit when news of Guzman’s escape late on Saturday night broke. In a statement read out on Mexican local TV, Pena Nieto said he had confidence the country’s security forces would recapture Guzman.

Writing by Gabriel Stargardter

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