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.