Police bust protection racket in Puglia

Four Carabinieri among 16 arrested

Police bust protection racket in Puglia

(ANSA) – Lucera (Foggia), September 18 – Law enforcement officers on Tuesday arrested 16 people including four members of Italy's Carabinieri paramilitary police force in connection with extortion in the southern region of Puglia. The Carabinieri, based in Lucera in the province of Foggia, are suspected of providing support to a criminal gang that operates a local protection racket and which is also allegedly behind the murder of a member of a rival group.

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