55 Kg of Cannabis Seized in Tirana, Father and Son Arrested
Albanian Daily News
Published August 1, 2017
Tirana police successfully finalized on Tuesday an anti-narcotics crackdown coded ‘End of July” seizing a quantity of 55 Kg of Cannabis Sativa. Two people, Avni Elezi 34 and his father Bajram Elezi, 66 were arrested in flagrance while in possession of the narcotics quantity.
Their arrest was based on previously obtained confidential information for the sale of significant quantities of narcotics in a suburban area of Tirana. Avni Elezi was initially stopped by the police officers while driving a ‘Ford Focus’ vehicle. A small bag filled with Cannabis Sativa was found in the back seat leading to Elezi’s immediate arrest.
A minute inspection conducted in his house led to the discovery of two large barrels containing t the large narcotics quantity.
Father and son will now face trial on grounds of narcotics cultivation and attempted distribution.