Police in Athens arrested a 20-year-old Albanian, the recipient of the drugs in Greece, and confiscated 162.2 kilos of unprocessed cannabis, as well as a private car used to transport the illegal cargo. The suspect’s accomplices are still being sought.
The ring leader has been identified and is wanted in Albania where he resides.
In a separate case, police arrested a 31-year-old Albanian national in the district of Nikea, greater Athens region, after finding in his possession 2 kilos and 297 grams of the explosive TNT , two detonators, a slow-burning fuse and a pistol.
The suspect is a drug addict and police believe that the explosives belonged to another individual.