Mafia in Gela: the marijuana plantation business

The article describes a police operation in Gela, Sicily, where 55 people were arrested for their involvement in a mafia organization that was cultivating and trafficking marijuana. The operation, named “Ianus,” uncovered several marijuana plantations in different locations around the city. The mafia group was trading marijuana with the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta in exchange for cocaine. The article also details conversations between the suspects about the quantity and quality of the drugs they were producing, as well as their plans for transportation and storage. Additionally, the article mentions the division of profits between different mafia families and the involvement of a local polleria (poultry shop) in resolving disputes within the criminal organization. The arrested individuals appeared in court and chose not to respond to questioning.

Mafia a Gela, il business delle piantagioni di marijuana

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