Ongoing police operation to locate and arrest, two (2) foreigners, 31 and 19 years, carried together 65 kilos and 880 grams of raw cannabis, yesterday (25-10-2021) at noon, in the area of Kastoria.
In more detail, in the framework of coordinated actions to combat drug trafficking in the country, yesterday at noon in an area of Kastoria, by police officers of the Drug Prosecution Department of the Kastoria Security Sub-Directorate and of the Cross-Border Crime Fighting Team of the Mesopotamian Border Guard Department, I.X.E. was located. car, whose driver, perceiving police control, developed speed. After diligent investigations, the vehicle was located in an area of Kastoria, which the perpetrators abandoned and fled.
During the inspection, they were found inside the car, -3- travel bags containing -60- improvised packaging with raw hemp, total weight -65- kilos and -880- grams.
Continuing the investigation it was found that, the above I.X.E.. car had license plates for which a loss had been reported, while the perpetrators had falsified them.
They were completely confiscated:
- -65- kilos and -880- grams of raw cannabis,
- above I.X.E.. car and
- -1- A pair of license plates
Preliminary investigation for the case is carried out by the Drug Prosecution Department of the Kastoria Security Sub-Directorate.