Italy mafia fugitive found hiding in secret room in own home
A fugitive mafia boss has been found hiding in a secret compartment in his own home after five years on the run, Italian police say.
It took agents several hours to dislodge Antonio Pelle, 54, from his hideout between a bedroom and a bathroom, before arresting him.
Pelle, known as "Mamma", was first held in 2008 but escaped three years later when he was sent to hospital.
He faces 20 years in jail if convicted for drugs and arms smuggling.
"Fifty of us searched the two-storey villa where Pelle had always lived [prior to becoming a fugitive], but it took a very attentive eye to... read more
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