Police seeks members of criminal gang operating in Patra, Aegio, Messolonghi

A large police operation in the towns of Patra, Aegio and Messolonghi was underway on Wednesday in search of members of a criminal ring the department believes is dealing in weapons and drugs.

While eight people were remanded in custody for questioning on Wednesday, about 60 police officers were participating in the operation for the location of suspects who according to police may be involved in other criminal cases as well.