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Mafia boss arrested when shopping

A leading member of one of the most notorious clans of the Naples mafia has been arrested while shopping in Rome.

Local media name the man as Adriano Graziano, known as "The Teacher", who was detained without a fight as he left a designer clothes store.

Mr Graziano, of the clan of the same name, escaped capture in May when police arrested 23 alleged members.

The Grazianos are known for a bloody war against the Cava clan of the Naples mafia, also known as the Camorra.

Investigators say Mr Graziano gave the orders for an ambush which killed the mother and sister in law of the rival clan chief in 2002.


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