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an informer whose information implicates a large number of people in terrorist activities or other major crimes
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London, may 19 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi paid his mafia godfathers 300,000 pounds a year in protection money, a mobster super grass told a court yesterday.
DRUG KINGPINS CAGED: Michael Nordon, left, and Iain McDonald, right, were jailed after separate SCDEA operations DEADLY: The half-ton of hard drugs recovered included heroin - and had a street value of pounds 43million SUPER GRASS HAUL: A tonne of cannabis, valued at pounds 7million, was seized during the year ILL-GOTTEN GAINS: The SCDEA identified pounds 13million in assets to be seized from gangsters WINNING THE WAR: The SCDEA director, deputy chief constable Gordon Meldrum
The weekend all-star line-up includes Saturday bill-topper Paul Oakenfold, Sunday headliners Faithless, Super grass, 2ManyDJs and Dirty Pretty Things.
Mr Mansfield said a new investigation should look at Mr Putnam's relationship with his "handlers" who used the super grass to convict other corrupt officers.