Greek po­lice seize drugs in berries

The Sunday Guardian - - THE WEEK -

ATHENS: Greek au­thor­i­ties have bro­ken a drugs ring im­port­ing nar­cotics into the coun­try as de­hy­drated ‘su­per­food’ berries im­planted with co­caine, po­lice said on Wed­nes­day.

Po­lice in Athens said they had con­fis­cated 36 kg (79 lb) of acai berries, which could have as much as 18 kg (39 lb) of co­caine ex­tracted from them in a re­hy­dra­tion process.

Six peo­ple were be­ing ques­tioned in con­nec­tion with the find, a po­lice state­ment said. The quan­ti­ties were be­ing sent by post from Brazil.

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