Father and son detained in Angola arrive home

The Morristown father and son who were held in Angola after a concert they were promoting was canceled were finally able to return to New Jersey. Family and friends greeted Patrick Allocco and his son,

News 12 Staff

Feb 21, 2012, 2:25 PM

Updated 4,478 days ago

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Father and son detained in Angola arrive home
The Morristown father and son who were held in Angola after a concert they were promoting was canceled were finally able to return to New Jersey.
Family and friends greeted Patrick Allocco and his son, Patrick Jr., at Newark Airport this afternoon, 50 days after they were detained in the southern African country.
The Alloccos are concert promoters and had arranged a New Year's show featuring the popular rapper Nas. When Nas never showed, Angolan authorities detained them for fraud.
Both Patricks say that they were interrogated in Portuguese and had their passports taken from them until this past week.
Family fights for return of 2 NJ men after being detained in Africa
Morristown man detained in Southern Africa


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