1 thousand kilograms of cannabis seized in the Peloponnese

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Greek authorities have seized a huge amount of cannabis at a cove near the town of Gytheio located in the Laconian bay in the southern Peloponnese.

According to local port authorities, the quantity is estimated to be over 1 thousand kilograms and was found on a sailboat named “MY DREAM” under a Delaware flag.

Coast Guards announced that the sailboat was detected during a routine check by a patrol boat sailing in the area.

Two foreign nationals aged 42 and 28 were aboard the sailboat which was anchored at the cove of Porto Cagio in eastern Mani and both of the suspects were taken into custody.

The Gytheio Port Authority, which is heading the investigation, seized the narcotics as well as the sailboat.