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Mafia boss ordered hit job on daughter over relationship with policeman

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Mafia boss ordered hit job on daughter over relationship with policeman
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17:30 CET+01:00
A Sicilian mafia boss ordered his son to kill his sister because she had a relationship with a policeman, investigators said.

Pino Scaduto, a mafia boss in the Sicilian town of Bagheria, was among 15 arrested as part of a sweep against the Cosa Nostra.

Police picked up on the order in a wiretapped phone call between his son and a friend.

The son said he was told to murder his sister in order to restore honour to the family, because “she had become a cop”.

But he refused to do so over fears of ending up in jail. He was recorded as saying: “I didn’t want to be burned for doing it.”

Scaduto was also allegedly planning for his daughter's boyfriend to be murdered. 

 

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