About 4 tons of cannabis seized in Vlora after the "Tahiri Storm"

About 4 tons of cannabis seized in Vlora after the "Tahiri Storm"
The apartment where the cannabis is seized

  In Albania, a large amount of drugs was detected in late-night hours in the Babicë e Vogel village in the Vlora district. Suspected of over 4 tons of marijuana found in an apartment. The amount of narcotics is sequestered during a special police force operation and the Serious Crimes Prosecution Office.

Sources from the prosecution announced that the operation is part of an investigation launched since the end of last year on the basis of information received from the operating route and through secret services. According to the same sources, the operation constitutes the second phase of the investigation that several months ago led to the seizure of 24 tons of marijuana in Vlora villages, and according to Prosecution related to the group of Habilaj brothers involved in the Italian-Albanian criminal organization which was destroyed 3 days ago in Catania, Sicily. A case that has caused a political storm in the country, as in the interceptions of suspected traffickers there is sometimes mentioned the name of former Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri, who turns out to be a cousin with Habilaj. According to sources from the Prosecutor's Office, the operation in Babica came after the meeting that General Prosecutor Adriatik Llalla had two days ago with the director of the Albanian Intelligence Service Visho Ajazi Lika and the meeting that he held two days ago with Serious Crimes Prosecutors .

During the operation, some people have been arrested, but there is not yet a full official version. General Police Director Haki Cako said today that the operation is still in progress.

Meanwhile in Greece, authorities said they arrested three people, two Albanians and one Greek, carrying 163 kilograms of marijuana on the road connecting Janina to Patras. According to Greek police, narcotics had been entered from Albania and were being transported by car to Athens..
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