Mattarella: Mafia is not defeated. if the judiciary loses credibility, the fight against bosses is weakened

Mattarella: Mafia is not defeated. if the judiciary loses credibility, the fight against bosses is weakened

It was not yet definitively defeated. It extends its nefarious tentacles into illicit and insidious activities also internationally. For this it is necessary to keep always the high guard”.

If the judiciary is not credible it weakens fight against the bossesmattarella then underlined that if the judiciary loses credibility also weakens fight against bosses: “Even the only doubt that justice may not be, always, exercised exclusively according to the law provokes disturbance – are the words of the head of the state -. If the judiciary lost credibility in the eyes of public opinion, it would also weaken the fight against crime and mafia”. Polemics, struggles and divisions within the magistrates do not help: “Even the only doubt that justice does not always work in the interest of people weakens the institution and the fight against mafia,” he said.

Address reform projectsthen speaking of current events, the head of state said: “The instruments available are not lacking. The reform projects in the offices to which this task is entrusted by the Constitution are urgently and incisively addressed.” The Mafia is more afraid of school than justice“The Mafia – he continued mattarella – is afraid of convictions, of forces of efficient order, but fears the school more than justice”.

Then added: “The Mafia wanted to eliminate them not only because of their competence in the fight against organized crime, for their efficiency, for their knowledge of the methods and practices of organized crime – he explained mattarella -. They were of stimulus and example for so many young magistrates and citizens, who loved them and placed them in their trust and hope.