Evelin Banev (Brendo)

Italy's Supreme Court Annuls 20-Year Prison Term of Alleged Drug Lord Evelin Banev

Italy's Supreme Court of Cassation has annulled the 20-year prison term of Bulgarian Evelin Banev AKA Brendo for drug trafficking and returned the case for retrial to the Appellate Court of Milan.

The Milan-based court is to hold a new trial within a year, according to Bulgaria's Legal World magazine and the 24 Hours daily.

The decision was taken at a 2-hour meeting.