The Italian former left-wing extremist Cesare Battisti has been taken according to data of the Brazilian officials and the Brazilian media in Bolivia. “The Italian Terrorist Cesare Battisti was reached last night in Bolivia was arrested,” said the adviser to the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Filipe G. Martins, on the night of Sunday.
Battisti will be transferred soon to Brazil, and from there probably to Italy delivered, “according to the decision of the Italian judiciary to serve his life sentence,” wrote Martin on Twitter. Italy sent a plane in the South American country, informed the Ministry of the interior in Rome on Sunday.
Battisti had been deprived of for many years in Brazil, an extradition to Italy. In mid-December, the Brazilian Supreme court arrest warrant against him was issued, since there was no trace of Battisti. Brazilian media reported citing the Brazilian police, Battisti was taken in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.