Local November 5, 2019 | 2:01 pm

Kingpin’s son to stay behind bars

Jeifry del Rosario Gautie

Santo Domingo.- The Supreme Court on Tues. ruled to keep Jeifry del Rosario Gautier, son of drug kingpin Ramón Antonio del Rosario Puente “Toño Leña” behind bars, until the hearing for the United States extradition request

Del Rosario G. is accused of being one of the main leaders of a drug trafficking network operating in the Dominican Republic.

The hearing on the extradition request was set for December 3 of this year, during which the defendant will remain in Najayo prison.

Del Rosario Gautier’s alleged ring includes the fugitive César Emilio Peralta, Baltazar Mesa, Sergio Gómez Díaz and José Jesús Tapia Pérez. All five are wanted by the US.