WHERE IS DIABOLIK? The net is closing in on Sicily’s most elusive godfather

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WHERE IS DIABOLIK? THE NET IS CLOSING IN ON SICILY’S MOST ELUSIVE GODFATHER

The old town of Castelvetrano The old town of Castelvetrano

The town of Castelvetrano is a typical rural settlement in Western Sicily. Located in Trapani province it has around 30,000 inhabitants with the economy centred on agriculture, mainly olives, and furniture making. The old town is dotted with piazzas and churches dating from the 16th century. But behind the sleepy façade, scratch the surface and the presence of the mafia can be felt pervading through all aspects of life here. This is in large part due to the fact that Castelvetrano is home to one of the most notorious crime bosses on the planet. The boss is only mentioned in hushed tones by the locals as “the fugitive” admired by some, feared and reviled by most. Castelvetrano is the powerbase and personal fiefdom of its most infamous son, the elusive Sicilian…

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