February 8, 2023

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ΕΛΑΣ: large amounts of heroin and firearms confiscated

Greek law enforcement authorities made seven arrests during a major operation on April 14 in Koropi and Markopoulo, initiated as part of the fight against drug trafficking.

Police officers from the Attica Security, OPKE and EKAM subdivision for combating drugs took part in the operation, as well as search dogs. ΕΛΑΣ.

In addition to the seven (four women and three men), another person was arrested, as a criminal case had been opened against him for attempted murder and violation of the law on weapons.

What was confiscated from the arrested

During searches conducted in homes and drug hiding places, they found and seized, according to the Greek police:

  • heroin weighing 1440 grams,
  • 2 pistols
  • 153 rounds,
  • 140 euros,
  • 5 mobile phones.

The arrested were taken to the Prosecutor’s Office of Athens.

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