Police report that Francois Abutbul's life is at risk

November 18, 2010 09:37


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Organized crime leader Francois Abutbul, who is set to be released from prison in one month, received a message from people in the underworld demanding that he leave the country or his life will be at risk, said police, according to Army Radio.

Known as "Francois the Great," Abutbul has been serving a year in prison for assaulting his wife.

The crime leader asked to be interviewed by the media, but was refused. Police suspect that his enemies in the underworld intend to kill him, which could be the reason that Abutbul petitioned the court asking that the prison authority allow him to be interview by media, according to Army Radio.

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