Italian Rocco Morabito has been wanted for more than 20 years for drug smuggling and other mafia practices but was finally arrested yesterday in northern Brazil.  He previously managed to escape from a prison in Uruguay.

Italian Rocco Morabito has been wanted for more than 20 years for drug smuggling and other mafia practices but was finally arrested yesterday in northern Brazil. He previously managed to escape from a prison in Uruguay.

ROME – With the arrest of Rocco Morabito in Brazil, an absolute top man of the mafia has been arrested. Morabito was, after the Sicilian Matteo Messina Denaro, in second place of the most wanted mafia bosses in Italy. He was the number one cocaine importer from South America to Milan, from where the cocaine was spread across Europe.