Sister of man arrested for people smuggling: 'They've got the wrong man' – BBC Newsnight

BBC: Sister of Man arrested for People Smuggling Tells Us ‘They’ve Got the Wrong Man’

Last night on Newsnight we revealed doubts that an Eritrean man extradited from Sudan to Italy to face human trafficking charges relating to thousands of migrants, and possible homicide charges, is actually Mered Medhane, the man the security services were searching for. Instead we reported an innocent man with a similar name may have been arrested in his place. Today Secunder Kermani has been speaking to a woman who says the man arrested is her brother – and that the arrest is a case of mistaken identity.



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