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Drug operation leads to arrest of five suspects

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TAGS: Crime

Police in Attica have arrested five men, aged between 18 and 31, and a woman, aged 20, believed to be members of a drug dealing racket following raids on apartments in Corinth, Aghioi Theodoroi, Loutraki and Keratsini, it was announced on Saturday.

Authorities believe that a 28-year-old convict, who is serving time for drug-related offenses, had been directing the racket from behind bars.

According to a police investigation, the racket had been operating since last March, focusing its activities in Attica and Corinth and reaping more than 50,000 euros in profits.

The suspects were to face a prosecutor in Corinth.

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