Mexican investigators want to interrogate American actor Sean Penn about his secret meeting and intervew with fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, AFP reported Sunday.
#BREAKING Mexico wants to question Sean Penn over Chapo meeting: federal source-- AFP news agency (@AFP) January 10, 2016
A Mexican official says that "El Chapo" was captured as a result of Penn's clandestine meeting with the drug lord last October.
BREAKING: Mexican official says drug lord Guzman's interview with actor Sean Penn led Mexican forces to his whereabouts.-- The Associated Press (@AP) January 10, 2016
Though Penn outlines many of the security measures he was able to observe, the meeting was ultimately arranged by the Mexican film star Kate del Castillo who, according to Penn, communicated with El Chapo via BBM. ABC News reports Penn and del Castillo are both under investigation by the Mexican government.