Italy urged to close case of British man mistaken for mafia boss

Liverpool man was mistaken for fugitive Matteo Messina Denaro and arrested in a restaurant in The Hague

The lawyer for a man from Liverpool mistakenly apprehended in the Netherlands on suspicion of being a notorious Sicilian mafia boss and the world’s most-wanted fugitive mobster, is calling for the Italian authorities to withdraw the execution of an arrest warrant against him.

, Italy urged to close case of British man mistaken for mafia boss, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Last Wednesday, around 5pm, a 54-year-old British man, identified by his lawyer as Mark L, was cuffed while he was having a meal in a restaurant in The Hague by heavily armed police who pulled a hood over his head and dragged him out in front of dozens of terrified customers, according to media reports.

Continue reading…

More Stories
Adam Gemili tears hamstring as Team GB’s Olympic sprint woes continue