Big operation targets ‘Ndrangheta ties to political world

Carabinieri police on Tuesday staged a major operation linked to an investigation into alleged ties between the ‘Ndrangheta mafia and the political world of Reggio Calabria, sources said.

The police executed warrants imposing various types of restrictive measures on 14 suspects.

Three local politicians are among the people under investigation, the sources said.

The probe is into alleged deals regarding the 2020 and 2021 regional elections in Calabria and the 2020 municipal elections in Reggio Calabria, according to the sources.