Two foreign nationals were arrested on Saturday in the northern Greek cities of Thessaloniki and Veria with drug dealing charges. A 31-year-old Albanian was arrested in the Ambelokipi district of Thessaloniki when a search in his residence revealed more than five kilos of cannabis, 605 grams of heroin and a handgun.
In a separate incident, a 23-year-old Albanian man was arrested while he was on board a city bus. A search in his travel bag revealed 1,095 grams of cannabis and 210 grams of heroin. The suspect in 2010 had been arrested and remanded in custody at Korydallos prison facing robbery charges. He was later released under restrictive conditions.