Christopher 'Dudus' Coke tells US court: 'I'm pleading guilty because I am'

' Drug kingpin faces up to 23 years in prison after admitting in US court to
trafficking and violence A Jamaican drug smuggler who unleashed a small war in
Kingston last year in an attempt to avoid extradition to the US is facing more
than 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a New York court to trafficking
and violence. Christopher "Dudus" Coke, 42, who was once regarded by many
Jamaicans as the most powerful man in their country, admitted trafficking more
than three tonnes of marijuana and 30lb (14kg) of cocaine to the US, and to
ordering the stabbing of a marijuana dealer in New York. '