Cocaine Network Busted in Shkodra, 7 Arrested
Albanian Daily News
Published February 3, 2018
Criminal network involved in cocaine smuggling dismantled in Shkodra

An anti narcotics raid conducted on Saturday led to the arrest of 7 people while another one was declared wanted by the police.

Helidon Marku, 42, Indrit Tagani, 30, Erjon Zekaj, Saimir Ari, 31, Aldo Vrucaj, 28, Kristjan Ujkaj, 31 and Aleksander Matoja, 31 were handcuffed by the police.

Meantime an arrest warrant was immediately issued for H.K. 26.

A quantity of 2 kg of cocaine, three vehicles, ALL 489.000, USD 635 and EUR 280 were seized in quality of material proofs during this raid.

A cafeteria, which served as the base for this criminal activity was also seized by order of the prosecution.

The police inquiry aimed to throw light on the full extent of cocaine smuggling network is still ongoing.




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