Sus­pected mem­bers of smug­gling ring face pros­e­cu­tor

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Sus­pected mem­bers of an in­ter­na­tional crim­i­nal or­ga­ni­za­tion that smug­gled un­doc­u­mented mi­grants to Euro­pean coun­tries are trans­ferred to a pros­e­cu­tor in Irak­lio, Crete, on Satur­day. On Fri­day, po­lice de­tained 12 sus­pected mem­bers of the racket and 110 un­doc­u­mented mi­grants be­lieved to have been des­tined for re­lo­ca­tion from the is­land to Western and North­ern Europe. The ar­rests were car­ried out fol­low­ing a joint op­er­a­tion be­tween Hellenic Coast Guard of­fi­cials and the United King­dom’s Na­tional Crime Agency.

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