Drug lord surrenders

2010-06-23 07:56

Jamaica news media are reporting that reputed drug lord Christopher

“Dudus” Coke has surrendered to police.

The US has called Coke one of the world’s most dangerous drug gang

chiefs and is seeking to extradite him to face trial on drug and arms

trafficking charges.

Coke’s reported surrender comes nearly a month after 76 people died

during a four-day assault by Jamaican security forces on Coke’s slum stronghold

in West Kingston.

The Jamaica Observer says Coke walked into a police station in St.

Catherine parish today accompanied by the Reverend Al Miller, an evangelical

preacher who facilitated the surrender of the fugitive’s brother earlier this


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