Mafia in Catania, operation against clan: 35 suspects

A vast anti-mafia operation by the Catania police is underway in the province of Etna, with the use of hundreds of policemen, which is executing an order against 35 suspects disrupting the Santangelo-Taccuni clan of Adrano, territorial expression of the ‘family’ Santapaola-Ercolano.

The investigation

The investigation, called ‘Adrano Libera’, is coordinated by the Dda of the Catania Public Prosecutor’s Office. The clan had posted an obituary in the streets of Adrano with the announcement of the death of a new collaborator of justice with the inscription ‘Valerio Rosano, aged 26’ and the place and time of the alleged funeral.