Police arrest gang suspected of selling and producing steroids

Police have arrested an 11-member-gang that is suspected of producing and selling illegal anabolic steroids. The suspects, aged between 31 and 52, are of Czech and Slovak nationalities, most of them former athletes, fitness trainers and organizers of various sports competitions. They face sentences of up to 12 years in prison. According to a press release published by the organized crimes unit of Czech police on Tuesday, the gang’s steroid production plant was located in the Zlín region and was active not just in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, but also in other countries across Europe.