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Mafia kingpin sentenced to 10 years in prison

Other 25 mobsters to serve varying sentences

30 January, 16:23
Mafia kingpin sentenced to 10 years in prison (ANSA) - Palermo, January 30 - A Palermo court sentenced Sicilian Mafia kingpin Gianni Nicchi to 10 years in prison on Wednesday, condemned 25 other mobsters to serve a total of almost 200 years among them and acquitted five defendants. Nicchi, son of a convicted Cosa Nostra member, was sentenced in absentia to 18 years in jail in January 2008 for extortion and Mafia links.

He was finally nabbed by police in Palermo in December 2010.

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