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About 1 ton of marijuana was exchanged at sea, three Volhonians and two Ukrainians were arrested. Police provide details

About 1 ton of marijuana was exchanged at sea, three Volhonians and two

The police has issued an official announcement about the operation carried out with the "Guardia di Finanza" from the air, sea and land. The blue uniforms indicate that about 1 ton of marijuana has been seized. 

The police of Vlora have arrested three Vlora residents Arbër Saraseli, 31 years old, Saverjo Imeraj, 22 years old and Qemal Pekmezi, 19 years old.

Meanwhile, the "Guardia di Finanza", in Italian waters, has arrested in flagrante delicto two Ukrainian citizens Bychkovi Serhii, 43 years old and Senkevych Serhii, 62 years old.

The Vlonians, in cooperation with each other, yesterday around 15:00, allegedly transported the marijuana in 3 boats to another vessel, in the depths of the waters of the Ionian Sea, and then sent it towards Italy. 

The boat used to transport the narcotics was captured by the "Guardia di Finanza". 992 kg of marijuana was found divided into 153 packages.   
 
Following the operation, a quantity of cannabis was seized during the search at the residence of citizen Saverjo Imeraj in Vlora. The police confiscated 3 scooters, 3 mobile phones and 2 vehicles. 

The police are continuing the work to catch other people involved in this traffic scheme.

 

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