Some 190 kg of Marijuana were seized on Friday by Lezha police during two separate anti-drug raids leading to the arrest of 4 people.
A large scale anti-narcotics raid coded “Horizon”, was finalized with the arrest of Agron Prelaj, 40, Albert Haxhia, 27 and Lek Lari, 40 and the seizure of 135 kg of narcotics that was being transported with an Opel vehicle platted AA 605 IC.
Another person, whose only initials A.M. were made public, was declared wanted by the Lezha police as a collaborator in this drugs smuggling attempt.
A 2nd raid that was carried on in Merqi village, part of Lezha district, led the seizure of 36.5 kg of marijuana. The narcotics quantity was found during a minute inspection in the house of Zef Lekaj, 57, based on previously obtained information. Lekaj was immediately arrested by the police and will now be prosecuted on grounds of narcotics cultivation and attempted distribution.