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Large marijuana quantity seized at Kulata border checkpoint

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Customs’ officers at Kulata checkpoint on the Bulgarian border with Greece seized 545 kilos of marijuana with origin in Albania. The operation was held on 29 April with the participation of the Customs Agency, Border Police and the Narcotic Drugs unit of the General Directorate Combating Organized Crime (GDCOC). The drug was found in the chassis of a car with Bulgarian registration driven by a Greek national. It had started from Albania passing through Greece and Bulgaria with a final destination in Belgium. In Belgium the retail price of the seized marijuana is close to 2.5 million euro, the GDCOC Narcotic Drugs unit said.

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