Italian police takes more than a hundred maffialeden on

Italian police takes more than a hundred maffialeden on

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The Italian police Tuesday in its fight against the mafia 116 members of more than twenty different clans of the ‘Ndrangheta in the Calabria region of arrested.

That report Italian media. Thousands of police officers were in the operation and were helped by helicopters, search dogs and specialized military units.

The maffiaorganisatie is according to Italian newspapers in the heart touched. Among the detainees are the big names of the most powerful mafia families such as the Morabito. The 116 Italians are suspected of fraud, extortion, illegal possession of weapons and membership of a maffiaorganisatie.


The notorious ‘Ndrangheta is in the mountainous Calabria a strong presence and is regarded as the most powerful of the Italian maffiaorganisaties. The Calabrian mafia has for many years been followed by the international police. In June 2016, was Ernesto Fazzalari, the infamous leader of the ‘Ndrangheta, were arrested. And after a long search, was also ‘Ndrangheta-boss Santo Vottari this spring in the collar in the German Duisburg.

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