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Eritreans Say Italy Has Wrong Man in Migrant Smuggling Case

Friends and relatives of an Eritrean detained in Italy for alleged migrant smuggling say police are holding the wrong man. Italian police said Wednesday that Medhanie Yehdego Mered — suspected of running one of the biggest networks transporting migrants from Libya to Europe -- had been taken into custody after being extradited from Sudan. Multiple sources, however, say the man in custody is actually another Eritrean with the same first name, Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe. Berhe's...

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