The image, which showed the ten enjoying platefuls of food washed down with bottles of Coca-Cola, was captioned: ‘We wish all Albanian people Merry Christmas from a prison in England.God may save all of you.’NCA Deputy Director General Matthew Horne warned that while the numbers of armed and violent Albanian gangsters were ‘relatively small’, their impact was ‘significant’.
Lushe responds to the mayor by saying: “it is even worse, when men behave like women.” The teacher does not become sexist in this scene, but rather alludes to Uka’s cowardice – he knows that Lushe did not lie, because his own wife was also raped.
In the film, Uka does not act “burrërisht”; he does anything to hide the truth.
They also operated a sophisticated ‘dial-a-drug’ phone line.
Unknown to police because they were recruited directly from Albania and operated on fake Greek and Italian passports, they were only snared after offering drugs to undercover officers.
Lithuanian crime gangs with ‘ready access to firearms’ are also a growing threat, according to the report, which says that heroin smuggling is dominated by Turkish and Pakistani groups.