Date: Thursday, 19 October 2017
Wanted Fugitive Eritrean Human Trafficker Arrested in Germany and Extradited to Italy
October 19, 2016
Photo: from EastAfro
Among the suspects in the investigation leading anti-mafia called “Agaish”, related to a criminal organization engaged in human trafficking and based in the occupied palaces in Rome, culminated in March with twelve arrests, the Eritrean Yohanes Tadese who called himself John, had managed to escape capture. In recent months, the men of the Special Unit of the General Command of the Coast Guard have never lost their grip and traced him in Germany. The alleged smuggler, one of the main pieces of the business of the boats from Libya, has now been caught and locked up this afternoon in Rebibbia prison.
The investigating judge Capitoline Flavia Costantini, granting the request of the prosecutor mafia Carlo Lasperanza, dispose in March ten arrests. Five suspects escaped capture, but the police also making seven stops in the end blocked 12 people, all Eritreans and all deemed part of a criminal association. Arrests made in Rome, between the district of Alexandria, the “Selam” palaces occupied the Romanina, San Lorenzo, near the Termini Station in Ispra former palazzo on Via Curtatone.
John, The 32 year-old was eventually identified in Germany by coast guards, who worked together with the German police. The Eritrean was arrested and extradition to Italy this afternoon. The suspect was delivered at Fiumicino airport, by Interpol and the Special Unit of the Coast Guard.