Police swoop on one of Queensland’s most wanted drug kingpins at luxury Melbourne hotel

One of Australia’s most wanted men who has been on the run for almost a year was arrested at an upmarket Melbourne hotel.

Piet Luan Ta, 32, was convicted of drug trafficking and was due to appear at Brisbane Supreme Court in July 2016 for sentencing, but never showed.

The alleged drug kingpin was arrested by police on at The Olsen Hotel in South Yarra on Monday after a nationwide manhunt.

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