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Nigerian drug-trafficking gang busted

Five arrests in Italo-Swiss operation

03 January, 10:34
Nigerian drug-trafficking gang busted (ANSA) - Padua, January 3 - Italian police on Friday broke up a Nigerian drug-trafficking ring.

Police from the northeastern city of Padua said the Nigerians had formed an "international cartel" using mules who swallowed ovules containing heroin and cocaine.

Five people were arrested with the help of police at Rome's Fiumicino Airport and Swiss police.

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