Monday, November 2, 2009

Salvatore Russo camorra mafia clan captured

Rome - Italian police on Saturday said they arrested one of the country's most wanted mafia fugitives in a dawn raid near the southern city of Naples.Salvatore Russo, who heads a Camorra clan carrying his name and was sentenced to life in prison for homicide and links to organised crime, had been on the run since 1995, Naples police said in a statement.The arrest was made in a country house not far from where he was living.The Naples Camorra, which comprises several dozen often feuding clans, is believed to be 5 000-strong.