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Italy demands Uruguay to explain how “Milan's cocaine king” escaped from a jail in police HQ

Tuesday, June 25th 2019 - 09:55 UTC
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Italy' Home Secretary Matteo Salvini called on Monday the Uruguayan government asking to explain how one of the most wanted criminals in the world, known as Milan's cocaine king, managed to escape from a jail in Montevideo where he was waiting for his extradition to Italy. Read full article


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  • GT

    Ok - lets recap. He escaped before midnight through a hold in the cell wall - into a lady's flat next door. So they must have had power tools in her flat. She says she went to warn the police at 12am but the cops don't check his cell until 7am. And he has been living in Uruguay for 17 years. Sure sounds like Uruguay officials have been well greased for decades...not smelling good at all.

    Jun 25th, 2019 - 11:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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