Mexico's most-wanted capo Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman looks pudgy, bowed post-arrest

The man who eluded Mexican authorities for 13 years looked pudgy, bowed and middle-aged as he was marched by masked marines across a tarmac to a helicopter waiting to whisk him to jail.

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman appeared in a mere handful of photos during his years on the run, staring straight into the camera of an anonymous photographer and defiantly brandishing an automatic rifle in images taken in the mountains of western Mexico and published by local media.

On Saturday, hours after his arrest, he wore a white button-down shirt and beltless black jeans as a marine paraded him handcuffed before the press, one with a gloved hand on the drug lord's neck, pushing his head down as if to make clear that he was now under state control.