“Mission accomplished,” Enrique Pena Nieto said on Twitter. “We have him.”

A law enforcement source confirmed the arrest to NBC News.

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Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel and a master of underground tunnels, set off a furious manhunt when he casually slipped away from Altiplano prison near Mexico City, a Hollywood-style escape through a mile-long tunnel outfitted with a motorbike that led to construction site.