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Greek Police Seize Large Quantity of Cocaine, Arrest Eight

THESSALONIKI – Police seized 100 kilos and 700 grams of cocaine and arrested eight individuals involved in the case in northern Greece.

The drugs, whose street value was estimated at tens of millions of euros, were hidden in a container with bananas which had recently arrived at the port of Thessaloniki from Ecuador.

The drugs were taken by truck to a company that imports and exports fruits, which is based in the city of Veria.

Among those arrested were the company’s representatives, customs agents and truck drivers. They were all led before a Thessaloniki prosecutor and are to appear before investigating magistrate on drug trafficking charges.

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