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Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke arrested in Jamaica

Alleged drug kingpin to face charges in U.S.

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Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, the alleged drug lord and gang leader in Jamaica whose supporters launched violent attacks after authorities set out to arrest Coke, is in custody. Coke was taken in peacefully by Jamaican police on Wednesday and is expected to be extradited to the U.S., where he’ll be accused of running an international drug ring. U.S. efforts to detain Coke has strained relationship between the U.S. and Jamaica after they exposed a longstanding partnership between drug dealers and the Jamaican country’s political leaders.

New York Times

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