Christopher "Dudus" Coke
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Jamaica drug kingpin 'Dudus' Coke jailed for 23 years

Notorious Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke has been sentenced to 23 years in a US prison, the maximum sentenced he faced.

Coke, 43, pleaded guilty to drug and gun-trafficking charges in August 2011.

A five-week operation to capture him in 2010 saw clashes in Jamaica's capital, Kingston, in which scores died.

The BBC's Zoe Conway reports.

  • 09 Jun 2012
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