Albanian wanted internationally was arrested in Fier

schedule14:53 - 17 Tetor, 2020

schedule 14:53 - 17 Tetor, 2020

Fier Police in cooperation with Interpol Tirana arrested a citizen declared wanted by Italian justice.

The collared citizens is Edison Mertiri, 44 years old, known also with three other names: Edison Prifti, Adison Prifti, Artan Budo.

He was declared internationally wanted after Court of Turin sentenced him to 8 years, 3 months and 20 days of imprisonment for the criminal offense “Criminal group for the purpose of exploiting prostitution and organizer of illegal immigration.”

“The Section for Investigation of Narcotics and Trafficking in Local Police Directorate of Fier, in cooperation with Interpol Tirana and Italian Interfoza, following the work to apprehend internationally wanted persons, based on information obtained through police, arrested with the purpose of extradition to Italy the citizen Edison Mertiri (Edison Prifti) (Adison Prifti) (Artan Budo), 44 years old, resident in Fier.

The arrest of this citizen was made after the Court of Turin / Italy sentenced him to 8 years, 3 months and 20 days of imprisonment for the criminal offense ‘Criminal group for the purpose of exploiting prostitution and organizer of illegal immigration.’

The materials were submitted to the Prosecution at the Fier Court of First Instance, for further procedural actions,” stated Fier Police./abcnews.al