sicilian mafia :
- n a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
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- Italian mafia boss must stay in British custody
England's High Court on Thursday overturned a decision to grant bail to an Italian mafia boss who was arrested in London after two decades on the run. Domenico Rancadore is wanted in Italy to serve a seven-year jail term for his role in the Sicilian mafia and authorities are seeking his extradition. Judge John Goldring said it was clear that Rancadore had heart trouble, which should be borne in ...
Nov. 28, 2013 - AFP via Yahoo! News
- Arrested Mafia don has 'heart attack', UK court hears
An Italian mafia boss who was arrested in Britain after two decades on the run is understood to have suffered a heart attack, the High Court in London heard Wednesday. Domenico Rancadore, 64, is wanted in Italy to serve a seven-year jail term for his role in the Sicilian mafia. He was arrested in London on August 8 and on Wednesday a High Court challenge against a decision to grant him bail was ...
Nov. 27, 2013 - AFP via Yahoo! News