|Notorious crime lord Francesco Castriotta, 42, was arrested hiding out in El Vendrell, Spain, south of Barcelona.
Castriotta fled Italy during his trial for cocaine trafficking and has spent the last seven years on the lam. He now faces 21 years in the slammer.|
“He can expect a stiff penalty when he returns to Italy,” one Italian cop quipped.
|While awaiting trial in Milan in 2009, the cocaine-loving mobster pleaded with a woman judge in Milan not to remand him to jail because of his painful condition, called priapism. The drug king, who sobbed in court as he clutched a bag of ice to his groin, claimed it had been caused by years of cocaine.|