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Albanian police seize a ton of marijuana destined for Greece

Δημοσίευση 9 Φεβρουαρίου 2011, 08:31 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Albanian police seize a ton of marijuana destined for Greece
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Albanian police on Tuesday announced the seizure of a ton of marijuana before it was brought across the borders into Greece. A 41-year-old man from the city of Tepelene was arrested for drug trafficking.

Albanian police on Tuesday announced the seizure of a ton of marijuana before it was brought across the borders into Greece. A 41-year-old man from the city of Tepelene was arrested for drug trafficking.

According to information released by Albanian authorities, the drugs came from the village of Lazarat, roughly 20 km away from the Greek-Albanian borders.

Arrest warrants have been issued for another three individuals.

The 41-year-old was arrested roughly 2 km from the borders, after being under police surveillance for a week.