Patra police arrest seven members of drug-dealing gang

Police officers from the narcotics squad in the western port of Patra have arrested seven suspected members of two drug-dealing rackets believed to have traded some 150 kilograms of cannabis in the broader region, a police statement said on Tuesday.

The police arrested the suspects – seven Greeks and one Albanian national – after months of surveillance.

The rackets made an estimated 180,000 euros in profits from the drug sales, according to police who are seeking another four suspected accomplices.