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Calabria mayor among 14 held in Italy anti-mafia sting

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By Euronews
Calabria mayor among 14 held in Italy anti-mafia sting

<p>Police in southern Italy have arrested 14 people in an operation against the organised crime network the “Ndrangheta. </p> <p>Those held include the mayor of the town of Bova Marina on the southern coast of Calabria.</p> <p>Vincenzo Crupi and other senior local officials were placed under house arrest on corruption charges relating to the local contract for rubbish collection.</p> <p>Investigators say the business is “controlled” by a mafia clan.</p>