Barnet man accused of playing a part in 'high profile' gang is bailed

Fourteen men and one woman were arrested as part of the police operation, Octopod.

Fourteen men and one woman were arrested as part of the police operation, Octopod.

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A man from Barnet arrested as part of a police operation targeting one of the UK’s highest profile organised gangs has been bailed.

The 51-year-old man, who is suspected of money laundering and fraud, was one of 15 to be arrested during the operation, codenamed Octopod. 

Many items were seized in the operation, including a handgun, six shotguns and £150,000 in cash.

All 14 men, and one woman have been bailed to return to a central London police station on dates between June 3 and July 1.

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