Dubai police arrests the wanted International drug trafficking Mafia, Denis Matoshi. He is the leader of the Albanian-speaking “Kompania Bello” gang, an international organized crime alliance involved in drug trafficking and smuggling operations between South America and Europe with an estimated street value of 350 million euros approximately 1.523 billion Dhirams.
International Operation for arresting the wanted criminals
Under an international operation named as Los Blancos, Dubai police are arresting the suspect who is wanted by Italian authorities on the charges of criminal complicity and leading a drug-trafficking gang at an international level. The operation which involved anti-drug departments of 10 countries, resulted in arresting the 20 wanted gang leaders in a synchronized series of raids last Tuesday.
Colonel Saeed Al Qamzi, director of the Wanted Persons Department at Dubai Police Said that they have placed the suspect under close surveillance for several days before receiving the Red notice against him.
He further added, “Upon exchanging the information with the Italian authorities, we identified the drug Kingpin location and monitored his daily activities closely. And arrested him as soon as we received Red notice against him.”
The Dubai police officials noted that Matoshi was wanted by Italian authorities on the charges of leading an international organization that is responsible for drug-trafficking operations.
Italian authorities praise Dubai police professionalism
Italian authorities praised Dubai police for such great work. They praised Dubai police professionalism, efficiency, and swift response to the red notice issued by the International Criminal Police Organisation “Interpol” to arrest the Albanian suspect in Dubai.
The authorities explained that the gang illegal activities were investigated since 2015 the Italian International Police Cooperation Service (SCIP) and the Flying Squad Unit at the Main Police Station in Florence.
Big achievement for Dubai police
Lt General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, commander-in-chief of Dubai Police said that this operation is another big achievement for Dubai police. It reflects the successful cooperation between the team members of the Dubai Police and international law enforcement agencies.
The police chief also praised the efforts made by the team from the general department of criminal investigations, who located, tracked, And arrested the suspect after receiving the Interpol’s Red notice