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Police arrest 53 in 'Kebab Connection' drug case

Narcotics imported by illegal immigrants, say investigators

11 December, 16:06
Police arrest 53 in 'Kebab Connection' drug case (ANSA) - Rimini, December 11 - Police arrested 53 people Wednesday, many of them illegal residents, in a drug bust dubbed the "Kebab Connection".

Police allege the group, including numerous Tunisians as well as people from north Africa and eastern Europe, operated a kind of narcotics market out of two kebab shops near Rimini's historic centre.

Two minors were among those arrested and will be dealt with by youth authorities, said police.