This handout picture released by the Italian police (Polizia di Stato) on December 1, 2016, shows Marcello Pesce, one of the most wanted fugitive bosses of the notorious Calabrian mafia during his arrest in Rosarno today. AFP / Polizia di Stato / HO
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One of the most wanted fugitive bosses of the notorious Calabrian Mafia was arrested Thursday in what the government hailed as a "beautiful" victory for Italy's fight against organized crime.Marcello Pesce, the leader of one of the most powerful clans in the 'Ndrangheta syndicate, was arrested in a flat in his hometown of Rosarno in Calabria, in Italy's deep south.Nicknamed "The Dancer," Pesce, 52, was described by prosecutor Gaetano Paci as an intelligent, educated man.Authorities had feared Pesce had fled overseas.
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