Man arrested with 2.5 kilos of cocaine at Athens Airport


A man was arrested on Monday at Athens International Airport for attempting to smuggle 2.5 kilos of cocaine concealed in his suitcase into Greece.

The suspect, a 30-year-old Lithuanian national, had traveled from Rio in Brazil via Zurich.

An investigation revealed he was part of an international drug smuggling network supplying drugs from Latin America to Europe, including Greece.