Two Greek Police Officers Arrested for Drug Trafficking


In a shocking turn of events, two Greek police officers from Igoumenitsa have been arrested for transporting over 100 kilograms of cannabis in an official police vehicle.

The incident unfolded early Friday morning when officers from the Igoumenitsa Narcotics Division noticed the suspicious vehicle and attempted to pull it over. However, the driver, a 41-year-old sergeant with the Narcotics Department, disregarded the signals and led police on a chase that ended in a collision with parked cars.

Upon apprehending the driver and his passenger, an Albanian national also aged 41, authorities discovered 19 packages containing a total of 102 kilograms and 670 grams of raw cannabis hidden within the police car.

Adding another layer of intrigue, the investigation revealed that the driver was supposed to be on patrol duty with a 50-year-old colleague. This second officer, also arrested, was found to be at a cafe in a nearby area at the time of the incident. Disturbingly, he had even left his service pistol inside the vehicle used for transporting drugs.

A statement from the Hellenic Police (ELAS) confirmed the arrests and the ongoing investigation. The two officers and the civilian accomplice now face charges of violating drug trafficking laws.

(Source: To Vima)

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