Two police officers involved in large drug trafficking ring in Greece


Greek police

Greek authorities have announced that two Greek police officers were involved in a large drug trafficking ring that sold huge amounts of cocaine, cannabis, and other drugs.

A police operation in the Athens area and in the central Greek region of Thessaly on Friday saw the arrest of nine suspects, including one police sergeant, and an unspecified amount of drugs, five guns, a large amount of ammunition, 35,000 euros in cash, jewellery and cellphones.

Three of the arrested suspects are foreigners. Another foreign suspect is at large and a trooper, who obtained small amounts of drugs but was not known to have traded them, is under investigation.

Police say both policemen are alleged to have provided the other suspects with inside information and the sergeant also sold drugs to other people.