Cannabis bust.

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Po­lice said they con­fis­cated 143 ki­los of cannabis dur­ing two sep­a­rate op­er­a­tions in north­west­ern Greece. A 29year-old Al­ba­nian na­tional was ar­rested on Fri­day af­ter po­lice found 16 ki­los of cannabis hid­den in his car. The ar­rest took place af­ter of­fi­cers stopped the car on the Preveza­I­goumenitsa na­tional road. Also on Fri­day, a 53-year-old man was ar­rested on the Ioan­nina-An­tir­rio na­tional road af­ter he was found to be trans­port­ing more than 126 ki­los of cannabis. The man re­port­edly tried to drive away from the of­fi­cers be­fore aban­don­ing his car near Rivio. Po­lice say the man got out of the car and tried to es­cape on foot but was caught af­ter a brief pur­suit. Both ve­hi­cles have been con­fis­cated by au­thor­i­ties.

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