The Italian police conducted a special operation to detain members of the criminal clan of the Sacra corona unita. It is reported by La Stampa.
Following the raids, carried out in the Apulia region, was detained 50 active gang members. They are suspected of illegal transportation and distribution of drugs and weapons.
July 4 in the large-scale offensive of the Italian secret services in the province of Reggio Calabria in the South of the country were arrested 116 members of the mafia clan of the Ndrangheta. They are accused of participation in criminal community, extortion, smuggling and illegal possession of weapons, fraud.
A month before police captured one of the bosses of a mafia clan Ndrangheta, Giuseppe Georgie, who was wanted for 23 years. In 1994, the offender was sentenced to 28 years and 9 months in prison for drug trafficking, but he managed to escape. Before the arrest Georgie was in the top five most wanted Italian mafia.