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Guinea-Bissau ex-navy chief held in New York

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The former navy chief of Guinea-Bissau was held in New York and due to go before a judge Friday after being arrested on international cocaine trafficking allegations, officials said.

A spokesman for the Manhattan federal prosecutor's office told AFP that Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto was in custody in the city, where he was brought after a high seas arrest. "His arraignment will be today," the spokesman said.

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