– Australian police have arrested a suspected mafia hitman after a 12-year
nationwide manhunt throughout which he used disguises and even a fats swimsuit to evade
search ended on Monday when officers discovered Graham Potter hiding in a derelict
home within the small city of Ravenshoe, Queensland, after a tip-off from the
2010, Potter fled earlier than his court docket date, whereas dealing with critical expenses together with
his alleged involvement in a deliberate hit at an underworld wedding ceremony.
was listed among the many nation’s 10 most wished fugitives, with a Aus$100 000 reward
provided for data resulting in his seize.
‘Very high-end fugitive’
had suspected he would search for work as a caretaker, farmhand, and was stated to
have “welding, beekeeping, hydroponics, aquaponics, gold prospecting and
earth transferring expertise”.
already served 15 years in jail for the 1981 homicide of a 19-year-old store
Victorian state police officer Mick Frewen on Tuesday hailed Potter’s seize,
describing him as “a violent particular person” and “very high-end fugitive”.
faces expenses in Victoria for conspiracy to homicide and the distribution of 25 000
appeared in court docket in Queensland on Tuesday and didn’t apply for bail.
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