Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will be moved twice a week during his long-awaited drug trafficking trial in Brooklyn — out of concerns that he could be assassinated, a high-ranking police source told The Post on Monday.
The diminutive, 61-year-old drug lord will only be spending weekends in a high-security wing in the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan. On Mondays, he’ll be transported from there to Brooklyn federal court and will return to the MCC on Fridays, the source said.
Guzman — accused of running the Sinaloa Cartel, the most powerful in the world — will travel via police escort along the Brooklyn Bridge, which will be briefly closed to pedestrians and vehicles during that time.
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