Albanian police seize 5 kg of narcotics smuggled in from Kosovo

Published on December 18, 2006, BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom

Category: Organized Crime in Kosovo

Tirana, 13 December: Albanian police confirmed today that they have arrested three persons in Tropoje, for smuggling 5 kilograms of narcotic substances from Kosova [Kosovo].

Police said that Albanian citizens Arianit Berisha, Ilir Berisha, and Artur Memia residents of Bajram Curr where transporting the narcotic substances in a vehicle.

According to the police the narcotic substances were packed in six packages.

The anti-narcotics experts suspect that the three persons belong to an organized line, which deals with the narcotic trafficking in Kosova and Albania.

Source: KosovaLive website, Pristina, in English 13 Dec 06


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