Serbian-Italian cocaine gang busted

The Serbian Prosecution for Organized Crime and their Italian colleagues based in Milan have broken up a Serbian-Italian narco gang.

13 persons - five in Serbia and eight in Italy - have been arrested on suspicion of selling cocaine across Europe.

According to media report, the investigation took a year.

Among those arrested in Serbia are Milovan Nikolic aka Profa and Jakov Kontic, the gang's suspected leaders. Kontic's former son-in-law is among those arrested in Italy.

This was preceded by interception of four transports of cocaine, and seven other arrests.

The criminal group was buying cocaine in the Netherlands and then smuggling the drugs into Italy via Germany and Austria.

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