An 18-year-old man was arrested at one of the main KTEL inter-city bus terminal on Sunday after trying to send half a kilo of heroin to Zakynthos.

Police on the Ionian island had been tipped of about the teenager’s plans and had placed him under surveillance. He was arrested as he attempted to send the package, containing 515 grams of the drug, at the Kifissos terminal.

The teenager is from Zakynthos. No further details were given.