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Italian mafia leader arrested in Benalmádena

  • The man was detained in the pizzeria he owns

Police have held “an important leader” of the Ndrangheta mafia, based in Calabria, Italy. Officers were following instructions from the Italian authorities.

The man was detained in the pizzeria he owns in Benalmádena and was wanted on a drugs charge going back to 2012.

He was said to have been directing the drug operations since his brother was held in 2014, also in Benalmádena.