Prevented theft of the remains of the founder of Ferrari

The Italian police in the province of Nuoro disrupted a major criminal group, whose members planned to kidnap the coffin of the founder of the car manufacturer Ferrari Enzo Ferrari with the ransom. It is reported by ANSA.

Gang hunted trade and transportation of drugs and weapons between the different regions of the country, particularly between the island of Sardinia and Northern Italy. Law enforcement officials managed to stop the activities of a community and delay its active members.

During searches it became clear that the attackers had planned the kidnapping of the remains of Enzo Ferrari, who was buried at the memorial cemetery of Modena. To do this, the group made several visits to the resting place: they wanted to find out the exact location of the grave, the system of protection of the cemetery, as well as the possible ways of transporting the coffin. Redemption if successful, the theft of the body they were going to ask the relatives of the deceased.

Enzo Anselmo Ferrari was an Italian race car driver, designer and entrepreneur. The founder of the automobile company Ferrari and the eponymous motor racing team. He died on 14 Aug 1988 at the age of 90 years.