05-04-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo
Still not got the official news of the extradition of Mario's Lounge Bar manager.
According to the newspaper "The Star" had already been shipped to Italy, according to his lawyer John Kaminwa there is a request from the Court of Malindi to enforce and Mario Mele will return to Malindi at the earliest. According to the head of the Narcotics Mombasa, the ball is passed to Interpol that has taken away the Sardinian and another internationally sought after.
While waiting to put the word "end" or a surprise emoticons on this story, we try to explain to our readers how have things changed recently in this country.
Until three years ago, Kenya was one of the countries where there existed a real agreement with Italy that regolamentasse the extradition of our nationals for major crimes.
Already for a decade the African country had acceded to the International Convention for contacting the police forces of all nations to work together and decide the fate of criminals or fraudsters great.
Before then, as now even Madagascar, Namibia, Cambodia, Belize, Nepal and Cape Verde (to name the most popular), the African country was considered a "retreat" where they can hide and start a life. Jail or golden paradise of impunity where to continue their misdeeds, if you really had the dishonesty in their DNA.
In recent years the global fight against terrorism has intensified relations between the states that adhere to the United Nations treaties on combating Islamic radicalism and its cells around the world.
Even in this context, as well as for the growth of bilateral economic relations, the Italian Government two years ago reached an agreement with Kenya, signed by the Minister of Justice Orlando with the role of Kenyan Rotich, to facilitate the extradition of those who He took refuge in Kenya despite having to serve a sentence for criminal offenses in Italy, or who is a fugitive after failing to appear after reaching a warrant on charges ranging from murder association to commit a crime.
So for two years now Interpol may ask, lead or participate in joint actions to capture foreigners stationed in Kenya who have an international arrest warrant.
The names are placed online and available to all police stations in the country (including the one in Mombasa, for example) and it is not hard to check that indeed a foreigner residing in Kenya is sought after worldwide.
Meanwhile, the international jurisdiction is changing, and you tend to extend international crimes also to fraudulent bankruptcy and aggravated fraud against other people, and not only against the state, when the cheated are more than one and will constitute in committees (class action) and require international action to the state.
This we think is good news for Malindi area, which until a decade ago was considered one of the most sought by rogues not only Italian.
In the eighties, no internet and social media, and with an idea more exotic and adventurous, and less construction and worldly, he smiled some former Red Brigades, or the alleged transfer of "Circeo monster" Andrea Ghira or some other run away from the nation's prisons.
After we had dolphins Tangentopoli Craxi, Cirino Pomicino sharks, small fish and big bait of the First Republic and the Second. Assessori the golden brooms, counselors from platinum nostrils, wooden heads, faces tolla and irreducible of bunga-bunga.
As he sang the great Lucio Dalla: "And without major disturbances, someone will disappear, will be perhaps too clever and the idiots of all ages."
At the beginning of the Third Millennium we hosted people waiting serenely requirements, decriminalization, amnesties or reinterpretations of their processes.
Compatriots affable, friendly, respectful of the local population and its laws, they left behind failures and other troubles, debts or trouble of any kind.
Slowly the reputation of a kingdom of Malindi fugitives, sweet hammock for nabob and breeding ground for hard-Paraculo.
Often small things, which even today are not worthy of getting into Interpol terminals.
It is not the case with "conspiracy to financial crimes, tax, corporate and against property", the accusation made against Mario Mele, the bar manager in the Nakumatt shopping center in Malindi.
Beyond how it will end the story of the Sardinian-known, people like him today can no longer think of setting foot in Kenya, without fear of being acciuffata and reported in Italy.
And even the very few who for years have lived in our country and have made it big in Italy, they begin to understand that the Kenyan coast is no longer such a safe place.
Finally, to all those who have asked me that did give a "hard worker" like Mario that "gave the salary to many Kenyans, "I reply that the image damage to Malindi, and then for the tourism industry and the thousands of people (not seven waiters, bartenders four, three cooks and two dishwashers) is always huge. Just see what they wrote in Italian newspapers on this matter.
Even that cocaine and heroin seized in so-called "drug barons" would fuel the buzz in the clubs of Malindi.
Those who know Malindi and discos (two) or the beach party (two, once a week), knows that this is bullshit pretty big.
But does the tour of Italy and beyond.
Along with the reputation of resorts which are now 99% populated by countrymen who may not be the shins of saints in the sense that maybe one boy stole a form of all'Esselunga grain, or molested a classmate, or like many compatriots in Italy, he has done little honest work as a bookie, the pimp or politician. But I also believe in the national and world average. Pass all for criminals no, that Italians who live and work in Kenya is no longer good. Maybe with methods a bit 'more Christian, but please, venitevi to take four or five others who are missing, thank you.
The Court of Malindi was waiting for him this morning, escorted by the authorities, in order to exercise the order not to extradite.
The Judge of Nairobi, following the Interpol investigation, expect him next April 12 the official questioning.
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End of transmission, at least for now.
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