Police Scotland have reported that after an in depth investigation and working with members of the public, that they have ascertained locations of criminal activity belonging the Dead Mans Hand.
No location details have been given, but they have stepped up their patrols and are actively ensuring that the gang members in the area are monitored in a bid to reduce their criminal activities.
David Cross, Spokesperson for Police Scotland told reporters
“The Dead Mans Hand have actively committed criminal acts all over Edinburgh for the past two years and during that time Police have been trying to gain a foothold against them. After extensive investigation work and the help of sources, we have sourced locations that we can disrupt much of their criminal activity. There is still more work to be done ,but we have ensured that this Gang no longer has a stranglehold on Edinburgh.”