Monday, February 26, 2024

‘Harmful’ Italian mafia captain Gianluigi Troiano arrested in Spain’s Granada, after his boss was picked up in France

A ‘DANGEROUS’ Italian mafia captain has been arrested in Spain’s Granada province, as the results of a joint operation by the Guardia Civil, Interpol and the Italian Carabinieri. 

Gianluigi Troiano was picked up by the authorities within the municipality of Otura final Tuesday, and was needed on suspicion of drug trafficking, belonging to a felony organisation and homicide. All of those offences are thought to have been dedicated on Italian soil, in response to Spanish press studies. 

Troiano, who had been dwelling in Granada for 18 months, is reportedly the right-hand man of Marco Raduano, the boss of the Societá Forggiana, which is often known as the ‘fourth Italian mafia’. Raduano himself was arrested in Corsica, France, simply hours after Troiano’s detention. 

The arrests had been broadly celebrated in Italy. The Italian inside minister, Matteo Piantedosi, wrote on X (previously Twitter) that the detentions ‘symbolize one other exhausting blow to the underworld’. 

“Because of the investigative abilities of our regulation enforcement companies and the cooperation with the French and Spanish authorities, it was attainable to deliver the 2 criminals to justice,” he continued. “With these two arrests, the vital outcomes of our Authorities within the battle in opposition to organised crime proceed.”

Troiano, who’s 30 years previous, was really dwelling in close by Armilla in Granada province, in response to each day Splendid. However he would repeatedly journey to a submit workplace in Otura to gather mail and parcels. It was right here the place the police arrested him. 

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