On 19th April the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) detained a foreign citizen in pursuance of a European arrest warrant, issued in order for him to serve a prison sentence in Italy for the commission of extortion and criminal association crimes.

The person was intercepted in Lisbon, in connection with the warrant issued by the Italian authorities, which was pending on him, to serve a six-month and one-month prison term., resulting from his earlier conviction in Italy.

The 43-year-old detainee has appeared at the Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Lisbon Court of Appeal regarding his return to Italy to serve his sentence.