Police make cocaine bust at Athens airport

Police make cocaine bust at Athens airport

Police said on Friday they arrested two 24-year-old women from Brazil at Athens International Airport on Thursday night after they were found to be in possession of more than 13 kilos of cocaine.

The women were arrested following targeted searches to control the movement of narcotics to Greece from countries in South America.

The pair had flown to Athens from Brazil and the narcotics were found hidden in their luggage. 

Two phones and an undisclosed sum of money were also confiscated.

The two women were to appear before a prosecutor. 

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