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A special enforcing squad of  Italian police on Monday,executed  22 arrest warrants  against alleged members  of a well-structured mafia organization  dedicated to drug  trafficking in Calabria and Sicily

In a joint police  operation dubbed  “Kepha”meaning  stone in Aramaic, police arrested 22 members of a major drug dealing organization , most of whom live south  of the Sicilian  province of Syracuse, and are accused of trafficking in high- grade  heroin, cocaine, and hashish

According to wiretaps  from a police probe aimed at the activities of the criminal gang,  , the suspects used   a  secret code that included terms like “horses”, “little horse”, “mare” “half horse”, “biruccino”, to indicate not only the quantity but the best quality among  the illicit drugs