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Italian Police  on Friday arrested a  fugitive member of the notorious  ‘Ndrangheta mafia  at  Rome’s Fiumicino Airport,  reports abc.net

Police dragged away in handcuffs,Bruno Crisafi, a reputed high- ranking member of the  ‘Ndrangheta, who was wanted for  mafia involved  international drug trafficking

Crisafi  had managed to avoid arrest in a crime- busting blitz in which  39  people were arrested in January last year for belonging to a  drug trafficking organization  powered by the  Ndrangheta

An Italian court found the fugitive  guilty and sentenced him in absentia to 20 years in prison, and he was subject to an Interpol Red Notice.

Police arrested  Crisafi at Rome’s   international  airport after being tipped off that he had departed Australia, where he had been  hiding out with help from relatives.