16 Jan 2023

Italian mafia boss arrested in Sicily after 30 years on the run

Europe Editor and Presenter

On the streets of the Sicilian capital Palermo, police officers were clapped and cheered as word spread that the person they were arresting was none other than Matteo Messina Denaro – Italy’s most wanted mafia boss.

After 30 years, justice had finally caught up with the man who once bragged he’d murdered enough people ‘to fill a cemetery’.