Carabinieri police officers stand inside a specially constructed bunker for the first hearing of a maxi-trial against more than 300 defendants of ‘ndrangheta.

Italy opens 'maxi-trial' against 'ndrangheta organised crime syndicate

"I think it’s the first time that the son of a boss has decided to turn against his father in 'ndrangheta and he’s the pivotal testimony for this trial," said University of Oxford professor Federico V