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Albanian murderer faces extradition after being arrested in Hertfordshire

Published 09/06/2016

Metropolitan Police officers arrested the suspect as he drove through Watford
Metropolitan Police officers arrested the suspect as he drove through Watford

An Albanian double murderer on the run in the UK faces extradition after being caught in the Home Counties.

Avni Metra was wanted by Interpol after a court in Albania convicted and sentenced him over two brutal killings in his absence.

The 53-year-old was arrested as he drove through Watford, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday by officers from the Metropolitan Police after a tip-off from the Daily Mail.

He will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday for an extradition hearing.

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