12 Dec 2018
Police said they were carrying out searches on Tuesday linked to 25 suspected accomplices of Matteo Messina Denaro, a Sicilian mafia boss who has been on the run for more than two decades.
The Carabinieri force said it had also detained another important member of the island’s mafia group, who is under investigation for alleged organised crime association and fraudulent transfer of valuables. It did not give a name.
he searches started in the early hours of Tuesday and were focussed on the Sicilian towns of Mazara del Vallo and Castelvetrano, police said. They were part of an investigation to catch the fugitive, the Carabinieri added.
– By Giulia Segreti, Reuters, 11 December 2018.
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