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More than 33 kg of cannabis intercepted in northern Greece

More than 33 kg of cannabis intercepted in northern Greece

Police near the Krystallopigi border crossing in Florina, northern Greece, have intercepted a vehicle carrying a large quantity of illegal drugs into Greece, it was announced on Friday.

According to the announcement, police were acting on a tipoff when they stopped the vehicle's 22-year-old driver. A search of the soft-top convertible he was driving revealed three large plastic-wrapped parcels of cannabis hidden away in the car's hood trunk.

The 22-year-old man, who has been arrested on drug trafficking charges, was carrying a total of 33.59 kilograms of the narcotic.