Alleged drug traffickers fighting ‘tooth and nail’ to never return to Australia

NSW Police had assembled one of its largest ever contingents of arrest officers to ever deploy overseas to collect two Sydney gangsters allegedly involved in trafficking almost three tonnes of drugs to Australia.

But in the last hours, of the last day, of the last month legally available to the pair currently behind bars in Dubai, they stunningly thwarted the move lodging an extraditions appeal that is now likely to prolong their case for months.

Benjamin Neil Pitt and Matthew John Battah were arrested in a high profile operation by heavily armed Dubai SWAT police officers in June, in co-ordination with the Australian Federal Police and NSW Police on arrest warrants related to conspiring to import a commercial quantity of drugs.

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