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Passenger from Doha caught at Athens Airport with 18 kg of heroin

Customs officials at Athens International Airport confiscated more than 18 kilograms of heroin on Friday from the luggage of a passenger who flew in from the Qatari capital of Doha.

According to sources, the inspection on the suspect, whose ethnic origin was not revealed, was carried out as part of spot checks on passengers from countries regarded as “high risk,” such as Qatar, Colombia, Pakistan and Brazil.

The suspect was to face a prosecutor yesterday while the 18.25 kilos of heroin found in his luggage was sent to the General Chemical State Laboratory.

ekathimerini.com , Friday May 23, 2014 (19:28)  
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