Messina, anti Covid checks by the Carabinieri and 5 arrests

February 26, 2021

Yesterday evening, the Carabinieri of the Messina Centro Company, supported by the patrols of the Radiomobile Nucleus, intensified checks along the main roads of the Peloritan capital and in particular controls were set up in order to counter the sale of narcotic substances and predatory crimes in general, with particular attention to compliance with anti-covid legislation.

During the services, in implementation of prison orders issued by the competent Judicial Authority, the Carabinieri of the stations of Villafranca Tirrena, Messina Principale, Camaro, Giostra and Castanea delle Furie arrested five people. MN, 72, will have to atone, under home detention, the penalty of 3 years of imprisonment for slander.

Instead they were translated at the Messina Gazzi prison where they will have to serve their respective sentences:

 BA, 37, who must atone for a cumulative sentence of 7 years of imprisonment for the accumulation of penalties for various sentences for the crime of aggravated theft;

 MA, 41, who was imprisoned for 4 years and 3 months for crimes of aggravated theft and personal injury;

 CC, 34 years old, already subjected to probation, who will now have to expiate a 1 year prison sentence for drug dealing in prison;

 KPKP, 53 year old from SRI LANKA who was sentenced to 11 months in prison for aggravated theft.

In addition, during the services, more than 100 people and 50 cars were checked, raising 3 violations to the highway code and the Carabinieri also ascertained violations of the legislation provided for the containment of the spread of the covid-19 virus, with consequent administrative penalties. high against 25 people.

Finally, two young people were found in possession of modest quantities of marijuana, subjected to seizure for subsequent laboratory analyzes, and for this reason they were reported to the local Prefecture.

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