Italy's largest mafia trial in three decades to begin against 'Ndragheta squib

High-security 1,000-capacity courtroom has been built in Calabria, with cages to hold the defendants

Italy’s largest mafia trial in three decades will begin on Wednesday, with 900 witnesses testifying against more than 350 people, including politicians and officials charged with being members of the powerful ’Ndrangheta.

A high-security 1,000-capacity courtroom with cages to hold the defendants has been built by Italian authorities in the Calabrian city of Lamezia Terme.

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