Police in Sicily have arrested 39 individuals and seized assets worth some €10m as part of crackdown on three Palermo Mafia gangs on suspicion of drug trafficking, extortion and corruption.
One of those held is a municipal police commissioner.
Gaetano Vivirito is accused of accepting money in exchange for canceling fines.
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