'Ndrangheta in Gioia Tauro, two spouses arrested: they forced a family to abandon the house near their apartment


By John

In recent days the state police of the Gioia Tauro public security police station performed two precautionary custody orders in prisonissued by the Public Prosecutor's Office of Reggio Calabria – District Anti-Mafia Directorate against two spouses from Gioia held responsible, jointly, at the state of the proceedings in the preliminary investigation phase and subject to different assessments in the subsequent phases, of the crimes of attempted extortion and persecutory acts perpetrated with the aggravating circumstance of the mafia method.

The two spouses, according to an investigation launched following a complaint in October last year, boasting that they belonged to a local 'Ndrangheta gang and threatening a possible collaboration with other exponents of 'Ndrangheta cliques in the area, they took part in various intimidating actionsaimed at asserting their supremacy on the territory.

In particular, the two recipients of the ordinance attempted to force two victims and their minor children to leave their family home, located close to the apartment, occupied among other things illegally by the arrested couple.

The staff of the State Police of the PS Commissariat of Gioia Tauro, as a result of a thorough investigation, has collected elements such as to allow the competent District Attorney's Office to stem, through the aforementioned precautionary measures, the growing criminal momentum undertaken by spouses.