Ridouan Taghi is the leader of Europe's criminal gang, Angels of Death.
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DUBAI – The leader of Europe and Africa’s most dangerous gang, Angels of Death, has been arrested in Dubai, police have confirmed.
Ridouan Taghi, 41, was arrested at his villa in Dubai after he entered the UAE from The Netherlands while using fake documents, said Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Dubai Police Chief.
The notorious gang leader is wanted for various crimes, including murder and drug trafficking. Dubai Police said that during interrogation, Taghi confessed to committing all the crimes.
Prior to his arrest, The Netherlands had announced a reward of 100,000 euros to anyone with information that would lead to his arrest.
Dutch Police Commissioner Erik Akerboom thanked the Dubai Police for their help in arresting Taghi, who is considered one of the most dangerous criminals in The Netherlands.
He will be transferred to legal authorities for indictment. ICA/Expat Media
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