Italy admits it extradited wrong man for smuggling

Italy admits it extradited wrong man for smuggling

An Italian court has ruled that an Eritrean man extradited to the country for people smuggling was the victim of mistaken identity. Medhanie Tesfamariam Behre was mistaken for the alleged trafficking kingpin Mered Medhanie - known as The General. He has spent the past three years in prison insisting he was not who prosecutors said he was.

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