Police nab drug guard in Kastoria forest

Police nab drug guard in Kastoria forest

Greek authorities have arrested an Albanian national who was found guarding almost 130 kilos of hash in a forest in Kastoria, Western Macedonia on Thursday.

The drugs were stashed in 29 packages, hidden inside six travel bags and a sack, and weighed a total of 129 kilos and 970 grams, according to the police’s local drug enforcement unit and cross-border crime-fighting unit which made the arrest.

Police also confiscated a mobile phone.

The 27-year-old suspect, who had entered Greece illegally, will appear before a prosecutor in Kastoria. 

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