ROME | Italy sends plane for fugitive militant captured in Bolivia

ROME | Italy sends plane for fugitive militant captured in Bolivia

ROME —Jan 13, 2019—Italy sent an aircraft to Bolivia on Sunday to pick up fugitive left-wing militant Cesare Battisti after he was captured there nearly three decades after being convicted of murder in his home country. The development sets the stage for a climactic end to one of Italy’s longest-running efforts to bring a fugitive to justice.

Bolivian police, working with Italian agents on the ground, arrested Battisti, 64, overnight in Santa Cruz de La Sierra, Italian police said.

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