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Roberto Pannunzi arriving in Rome   .Pannunzi is expected to serve out more than 16 years of his sentence in Italy
 
Italian police have arrested Calabrian mafia chief  Roberto Pannunzi after he was deported back to Italy from Colombia.
 
He was scooped up in a shopping center  in Bogota on Friday in a combined operation carried out by the Colombian authorities and US anti-drug officials.
 

Pannunzi supposedly calls the shots for the ‘Ndrangheta crime network based in the southern Italian region of Calabria, a drug smuggling hot spot

He is described by authorities as a dynamic drug trafficker with international influence who is the biggest cocaine broker in the world
 
 
Authorities have accused  Roberto Pannunzi  of  trafficking up to two tonnes of cocaine into Europe every month — and providing  the product to the Sicilian Cosa Nosta and  Neapolitan Camorra.
 
 Read full story  BBCnews