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Cosa Nostra supreme leader Matteo Messina Denaro has been arrested after 30 years on the run

Italian paramilitary police announced the arrest on Monday Italy’s Most Wanted Fugitive, Convicted Kingpin of the Sicilian Mafia Matthew Messina Money was detained at a clinic in Palermo, Sicily, on the run after 30 years,

Messina Denaro was admitted to a clinic where he was undergoing treatment an unknown health problemsaid Carabinieri General Pasquale Angelosanto, who heads the police force’s special operations team.

A mugshot shows him in a brown leather jacket, a white cap and sitting in a police van his normal black glasses, His face had turned pale. According to Italian state television, shortly after his arrest, police moved the detainee to a secret location.

Messina Denaro, who was on the run from my youthHe is now 60 years old. The kingpin, who had a power base in western Sicily, was even considered a fugitive. Supreme head of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra.

How many years can Matteo Messina Denaro spend in prison?

He was the last of the three fugitive kingpins, evading capture for decades.

face’s different life sentence After being tried in absentia and convicted of dozens of murders.

The offenses for which they will be imprisoned include two bomb blasts in sicily in 1992, in which Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, the leading prosecutor against organized crime, died. He was also convicted of other heinous crimes such as Murder of young son of mafia informer, The boy was strangled and then his body was dissolved in acid.

This Monday’s arrest came 30 years and a day after it was condemned ‘Master of lords’Salvatore “Toto” Reina, in his Palermo apartment after being on the run for 23 years.

Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni tweeted that the capture was “big state winWhich shows that he does not surrender to the mafia”.

Who was the Italian capo who was on the run the longest?

It was Bernardo Provenzano, who was captured in 2006 at a farmhouse near Corleone, Sicily. hid for 38 years, Once Provenzano was taken into custody, the search focused on Messina Denaro, who managed to evade arrest until … Monday, despite numerous reports of sightings.

That the three capos were arrested in the center of Sicily, where they had been living for decades, would not have surprised the police or the Italian prosecutor’s office. Authorities have said for years that these organized crime bosses depend on the contacts and secrecy of other mobsters and family members to transport fugitives from one location to another, providing them with basic needs such as food, clean clothing and communication. do, and a code of silence is known as ‘peace,

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