Alleged Italian mafia kingpin arrested and 46 others detained

talian police arrested on Tuesday an alleged leader of the ferocious Sicilian mafia known as “Cosa Nostra” as well as 46 other people considered to be linked to the criminal association in a massive police operation. The arrested is the 80-year-old Settimo Mineo, who’s thought to be the new leader of the Cosa Nostra ready to re-build the Mafia Dome in Palermo after 25 years of supposed inactivity followed the arrest of the ancient leader, Totò Riina.

The alleged mafia boss, known as owner of a jewelry shop in the center of Palermo, became the Cosa Nostra boss after Salvatore Riina and has already served 11 years prison