West Australian police have launched a major taskforce and raided the clubhouses of rival clubs after senior Rebels bikie Nick Martin was shot dead at a Perth drag racing event.
The brazen public slaying has sparked fears of a bikie war and prompted WA Police to launch Operation Rovello, a taskforce comprising more than 100 officers including gang squad and homicide detectives.
Police on Sunday raided a Mongols clubhouse, seizing cocaine and charging one patched member with breaching a post-sentence supervision order and another with drug offences.
A 71-year-old Mongols associate was charged with drugs and gun offences after a raid on his Shoalwater property uncovered cannabis plants, a shotgun, four rifles, two firearm silencers and ammunition.
Officers also raided a Hells Angels clubhouse, finding weapons and prescription medication.
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