The Carabinieri police in Italy have arrested Matteo Messina Denaro, the country’s most wanted mafia boss who has been wanted by the Italian federal government for 30 years.
Denaro, who had been detained at a clinic in the Sicilian capital Palermo, is reportedly Sicily’s Cosa Nostra mafia boss and before being caught, had been sentenced in absentia to a life term for his role in the 1992 murders of anti-mafia prosecutor Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino.
Denaro faces a life sentence for his role in the Florence, Rome, and Milan bomb attacks which killed 10 people the following year.
According to AGI news agency, Pasquale Angelosanto, the general of the carabinieri
had said, “Today, on January 16, the carabinieri arrested fugitive Matteo Messina
Denaro inside a sanitary structure in Palermo, where he had gone for “therapeutic