ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Michele Zagaria, the Camorra mafia leader, has been arrested near Naples. Michele Zagaria (photos below) was the Casalesi head, some experts claim. He was discovered in a secret bunker this week.
Michele Zagaria was wanted by police, and evaded their capture, for two decades. But today, Italian police confirmed news of his arrest, inside a secret bunker. The bunker was unearthed in a frantic dig in Zagaria’s home city of Casapesenna (located near Naples).
Investigators believe that Casalesi clan is section of the Camorra mafia crime family. Their network dominates Naples. Investigators believe that Michele Zagaria probably stayed right in his hometown region for two decades because of the clan’s stronghold. An international arrest warrant was outstanding since 2000.
The family was recently detailed in the book “Gomorrah” by Roberto Saviano. After being arrested, Zagaria allegedly told prosecutors “You won”. He had been hiding since the early 1990s.