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Mafia kingpin Esposito arrested

Feb. 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM   |   Comments

NAPLES, Italy, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Giovanni Esposito, considered one of the Neapolitan Camorra Mafia's most wanted bosses, has been arrested, Italian police said.

Esposito, 47, is thought to be the head of the Muzzoni clan active in Caserta, Italy, near Naples, and had been at large for 13 years, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Friday.

He was arrested Friday, armed with a loaded 9mm handgun, and in the company of a 51-year-old woman and his son Biagio, the news agency said.

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