Gang of drug dealers arrested; 26,000 euros confiscated

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TAGS: Crime

A drug-dealing ring that was active in the center of Athens was unraveled on Monday, with police arresting six gang members – five Albanian nationals, aged 25, 27, 29, 36 and 47 and one Greek woman, 20.

Police confiscated more than 26 kilos of cannabis, a pistol, 26,000 euros and two cars after raids in homes and cars in the districts of Kypseli and Neos Cosmos.

They also found large quantities of prescription drugs for cancer patients, along with doctors’ seals.