Italian ex-militant extradited and jailed after decades on run

Former communist militant Cesare Battisti, wanted in Italy for four murders in the 1970s, arrives in Rome after an international police squad tracked him down and arrested him in Bolivia.

Fugitive Italian ex-militant Battisti arrives in Rome

Extradited former Italian communist militant Cesare Battisti arrives at the Rome airport after an international police squad tracked him down and arrested him in Bolivia. Jailed in 1979 for belonging to an armed revolutionary group outlawed in Italy, Battisti escaped from prison two years later, and has spent nearly four decades on the run. IMAGES

Picture of Cesare Battisti after he was arrested in Bolivia

Former Italian communist militant Cesare Battisti, sought by Rome for four murders in the 1970s, has been arrested after an international police squad tracked him down on the run in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and will be extradited to Rome “in the coming hours”, the Italian government says. IMAGES of a picture of Battisti after his arrest

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