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Prosecutor questions suspects over beach drug haul

Δημοσίευση 14 Σεπτεμβρίου 2013, 17:50 / Ανανεώθηκε 14 Σεπτεμβρίου 2013, 17:50
Prosecutor questions suspects over beach drug haul
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Two men, aged 32 and 51, arrested on Thursday in connection with a huge drug haul on a beach near the port of Kyllini, in the Peloponnese, faced a prosecutor in Amaliada Friday on drug smuggling charges. Police found 832 kilograms of cannabis in 56 packages on the beach.

Two men, aged 32 and 51, arrested on Thursday in connection with a huge drug haul on a beach near the port of Kyllini, in the Peloponnese, faced a prosecutor in Amaliada Friday on drug smuggling charges. Police found 832 kilograms of cannabis in 56 packages on the beach.

According to officers, the 32-year-old brought the drugs ashore with the help of two Albanian nationals while the 51-year-old is said to have been observing the drop-off from a distance.

They fled the area after realizing they had been spotted but were arrested later on Thursday.