101 kg of drugs were seized in Korça, it was hidden in plastic rods in the truck
As part of the “Restart” operation, 101 kg of cannabis narcotics were seized in Korça. The drug was hidden in plastic rods, in the trailer of a truck, with the aim of trafficking it to Turkey.
2 employees of a private food company, one of whom was its transporter, were also handcuffed.
Korçë – The eleventh phase of the coded police operation “Restart”, launched nine months ago, is finalized.
The operation developed by the Section for the Investigation of Illegal Traffic and Narcotics in DVP Korçë, in cooperation with the Local Directorate of Border and Migration Korçë, the Kapshticë Border Police Station, under the direction of the Prosecutor’s Office, to combat criminal activity in the field of drug trafficking narcotics, towards the Turkish state.
They hid the narcotic substance in plastic rods, in the trailer of the truck, with the aim of trafficking it to Turkey, 2 employees of a private food company, one of whom is its transporter, were arrested.
101 kg of suspected narcotic cannabis were seized.
The number of detainees reaches 25, 666.5 kilograms of cannabis narcotics and 550 grams of cannabis in the form of chocolate, seized as part of this operation.
Following the anti-drug operation coded “Restart”, launched nine months ago, the specialists of the Section for the Investigation of Illegal Traffic and Narcotics in the Korçë Local Police Directorate, in cooperation with the Korçë Local Border and Migration Directorate, the Border Police Station Kapshticë, under the direction of the Prosecutor’s Office, successfully completed its eleventh phase. As a result, citizens were detained:
– M.R., 58 years old, resident in Tirana and AM, 45 years old, resident in Fushë Krujë, for the criminal offense “Trafficking in narcotics”, committed in collaboration.
The Police Services had gathered information that a significant amount of narcotics would be trafficked through Greece, with a heavy tonnage vehicle. After this information, the work was organized in cooperation with the employees of the Kapshticë Border Police Station and at the exit of the Republic of Albania, it was possible to stop the “Scania” truck type vehicle, driven by the citizen MR
From the control exercised in the trailer of the vehicle, 101 kg of suspected narcotic substance cannabis were found and seized as material evidence.
From the investigative actions carried out, it results that the citizen AM (employee of a private food company, based in the city of Tirana) in cooperation with other persons, had loaded the narcotic substance into the vehicle, while the citizen M .R. (driver in the company) would carry out the transport of the quantity, in the direction of Turkey.
In cooperation with the Prosecutor’s Office, the work is continuing for the complete documentation of the event and the prosecution of other persons implicated in this criminal activity.
The materials were passed to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Korçë Judicial District, for further action.