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Over 1 tonne of cannabis seized in Piraeus

Greece’s Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) announced on 23 January that it seized 1.2 tonnes of processed cannabis inside a container at the port of Piraeus, according to national media reports.

Authorities believe the container came from the Maltese-flagged freighter Cartagena Trader, which left Beirut on 21 December 2019 and was heading to Misrata, Libya, ekathimerini reports.

A search of the cargo revealed that a total of 520 cartons containing date pulp were hiding 6,304 packages of processed cannabis, weighing a total of 1 ton and 257 kilos, according to the report.

Read more at http://www.ekathimerini.com/248749/article/ekathimerini/news/authorities-seize-12-tonnes-of-cannabis-in-piraeus

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