Monday, 3 July 2017

Brazilian drug kingpin arrested after 30years of running

South American biggest drug kingpin, Luiz Carlos Da Rocha, nickname white head has finally see the end of his road. He was arrested on Saturday in the city of Sorisso in Mato Grosso state, Brazil.


Da Rocha had changed his name to Vitor Luiz de Moraes and had plastic surgery to disguise himself, but police compared old photographs with his current appearance and concluded they had apprehended the right person.

The arrest which was successful saw 150 agents on ground and they seized $10million (£7.7million) worth of luxury cars, planes, and property including farms. The suspect aircraft was found to contain half a ton of cocaine, a handgun, ammunition, and documents were seized in the arrest.

Luiz has $100m (£77m) to his name from dealing drug that has ravaged part of the continent. Da Rocha faces more than 50 years in prison for international drug trafficking and money laundering convictions.

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