Indonesia's Law Enforcement

Indonesian police on Sunday said, they will escort back to italy an Italian-Australian fugitive who was arrested on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali after seven years on the run in connection with drug trafficking and organized crime.

Thirty Two years old Antonio Strangio appeared on Interpol's red notice list when he was stopped and detained in Bali on 3 February after arriving from Malaysia.

Bali Police cited safety reasons in refusing to say when Strangio would be deported to Italy but the suspect was shown to reporters during a news conference held at the airport and was seen being escorted to the departure hall.

Strangio is wanted in Italy to face charges of trafficking one hundred sixty kilogrammes of marijuana.

He is allegedly connected to the 'Ndrangheta a prominent Italian organized crime syndicate.