(ANSA) - CATANIA, 05 DEC - A dangerous cartel of 'facilitators' of the international smuggling of migrants connected with criminal groups in Turkey and Greece has been dismantled by the police who have carried out the arrest of 19 suspects issued by the Catania District Prosecutor. The provision, which hypothesizes the crime of conspiracy for the purpose of favoring illegal immigration, was carried out in Bari, Milan, Turin and Ventimiglia (Imperia) by the Syracuse furniture squad and the other capitals concerned and by the central operational service. The complex investigation shed light on what is referred to as "a necessary link" in Italy with "criminal groups active in Greece and Turkey, which facilitated migrants on their way to the meta-privileged, France and Northern Europe, through the 'eastern route' that passes for Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Greece and Italy ".
Handled migrant smuggling, 19 detained Ps
A dangerous cartel of 'facilitators' of international migrant smuggling connected with criminal groups in Turkey and Greece was dismantled by the police who carried out the arrest of 19 suspects issued by the Catania District Prosecutor. (HANDLE)