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Arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting one of the most wanted Italian mafia bosses Rocco Morabito, the Russians acted against their will, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the lawyer of the suspect Paola Vitale.
According to him, the Russian and his family was threatened.
The suspect met Morabito at one of the resorts in Uruguay before the arrest of the Italian, says the Agency. After the arrest of druglord’s the Russians visited him in prison, bringing him food and necessities.
Earlier it was reported that Interpol was detained in Uruguay two Russians on suspicion in the organization of the escape of a drug Baron from prison. The operation took place in one of the pizzerias in the capital, Montevideo.
Rocco Morabito, nicknamed “cocaine king” and three criminals have escaped from prison in Uruguay at the end of June. According to police, they managed to escape through the roof. Criminals broke into one of the apartments in a neighbouring building, which was stolen from the mistress of the money and disappeared in an unknown direction.
Morabito is one of the most wanted Italian mafia bosses included in the Calabrian clan of the ‘ Ndrangheta. In the period from 1988 to 1994, the “cocaine king” has organized the delivery of several tons of drugs into Milan, and created the city’s network for their dissemination. He was arrested in 2017 in the capital of Uruguay is Montevideo.
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