Sudan Police nabs notorious smuggling kingpin.

Report from Interpol says a notorious people smuggler has been arrested in Sudan.

Kidane Zekarias Habtemariam, from Eritrea, known for his cruel and violent treatment of migrants, was wanted by police in Ethiopia and the Netherlands.

The international policing agency said the Eritrean national, headed a major criminal organisation behind the kidnapping, extortion and murder of East African migrants.

It said the arrest was the result of an international police operation.