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(ANSA) –   Police on Friday from the Command of Caserta seized five million euros in assets from a jailed-for-life death-squad leader of an infamous clan in the Camorra Naples mafia

Police seized villas,companies, bank accounts, and other frozen assets from gangster  Giuseppe Setola, serving multiple life sentences for heading a hit squad blamed for the brutal murders of 18 people, including six West African immigrants.

Setola, an alleged made member of the Casalesi clan whose death threats have forced anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano into hiding, was arrested after a massive manhunt on January 14, 2009 and is now under a tough prison regime usually reserved for mafia bosses,reports Ansa News