AFTER more than 20 years on the run for cocaine trafficking, a man wanted in the
According to reports Carmelo, 56, had been hiding in plain sight using his real name before he was finally located by the Crime Unit in the residential neighbourhood of
Together with several other compatriots, between 1987 and 1988 he smuggled several caches of cocaine from
The first 50 kilos was sent in July 1987, then between late 87 and 88 there were two more shipments of 200 and 1,117 kilos of cocaine. Only the third shipment was seized by police.
The 56-year-old was sent to prison on Tuesday while the High Court decides his extradition to the
The International warrant was only issued in July 2010.
Then, mid-April 2011,
By Nicole Hallett