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Former paramilitary Salvatore Mancuso is extradited to Italy despite warnings from the Colombian government

August 26, 2020

Former paramilitary leader of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC), Salvatore Mancuso, who is imprisoned for drug trafficking in the United States, is extradited to Italy despite warnings from the Colombian government that legal action is at stake. measure up.

According to a court document from federal judge Richard J. León, to which the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo had access, the extradition order to Italy was issued within a deadline of September 4th.

This would be the settlement reached by Mancuso’s defense, who claim he was held in a migrant detention center for 153 days, in violation of the statutory 90-day period for deportation.

Former paramilitary Salvatore Mancuso is extradited to Italy despite warnings from the Colombian governmentFormer paramilitary Salvatore Mancuso is extradited to Italy despite warnings from the Colombian government

The text states that “a declaration of consent has been reached between the parties” which provides that the “petitioner will be transferred from the United States to Italy by Friday at the latest next week”.

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