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Bernardo Povenzano

Bernardo Povenzano

Rome . Bernardo Povenzano , “Boss of all  Bosses” of the Sicilian mafia Cosa Nostra  was hospitalized today after suddenly falling in his maximum security cell in the northern city of Parma, where he has been behind bars since his arrest in 2006

 
 After attending a preliminary hearing before the Court of Palermo, Sicily, where the kingpin is accused in an alleged case of criminal collaboration  between Cosa Nostra and the State in the early 90’s, Povenzano’s lawyers spoke to reporters and confirmed their client is seriously ill.
 
Local media stated that the “super boss” has prostate cancer and according to his family, suffers from severe dementia.
 
Povenzano was the most bloodthirsty member of  “Corleonesi”, who commanded  the  Corleone  mafia organization since 1984, after eliminating his mob rivals.  He was captured on April 11, 2006 at his hideout outside Corleone, Sicily, after being a fugitive from justice for 43 years