In Italy, arrests aplenty but top people smugglers remain elusive

Senegalese Cheikhaya Dieng, 26 (L) and Gambian Cherno Jallow, 22 (Rear C), who both finish a 44-month jail sentence in Italy after people smugglers forced them to navigate boats across the Mediterranean, return to their prison cell after an interview with AFP on February 15, 2019 at the Trapani prison, southern Sicily. AFP / Andreas SOLARO

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 20, 2019, on page 9.




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