Ex-traffic police head probed in Mafia op

10 arrested at San Giuseppe Jato near palermo

(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 25 - The former head of the traffic police in San Giuseppe Jato near Palermo was placed under investigation Monday in a probe into a Sicilian Mafia group.
    Police arrested 10 people on suspicion of mafia association, extortion aggravated by mafia methods, distributing narcotics and illegal access to information systems.
    Six of those arrested belonged to the San Giuseppe Jato Mafia family, police said.
    The probe, which began in 2017, stems from the arrest of San Giuseppe Jato Mafia chief Ignazio Bruno and his driver and consigliere Vincenzo Simonetti, police said.. (ANSA).


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