Saturday, 20. December 2014
02. 12. 12. - 16:00
Swiss police have arrested a drug dealing gang made up of Muslims from Afghanistan and Chechnya who forced clients to convert in order to allow them to have drugs.
Police who arrested three men after a fourth gang member revealed what had been happening said the Jamahat gang used their control of the local drug scene for the promotion of Islam in the Neuchatel mountain area.
Prosecutors said they had targeted teenagers in the cities of Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds where victims were made to convert to Islam, often without knowing anything about the religion.
A spokesman said: "They did what the Jamahat gang wanted without knowing about what was being asked."
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