Gjirokastra, 58 Kg of Cannabis Sativa Seized, Two Arrested
Albanian Daily News
Published June 18, 2017
Some 58 kg of Cannabis Sativa were seized on Sunday by the Gjirokastra police finalizing a raid coded ‘Viroi’. The narcotics quantity was found in a BMW vehicle platted A23 E 505 that was stopped near ‘Viroi’s Bridge’ after a brief pursuit.
The vehicle’s driver, Petro Ngucaj, 38 and the passenger Çelo Çelo, 23 was arrested in flagrance while in possession of the narcotics quantity.
They will now be prosecuted on grounds of narcotics possession and attempted smuggling. Meantime the police opened an inquiry aiming to shed light on the origin and destination of the seized narcotics quantity.