21 Serbian citizens arrested in international police op
In a joint operation, Serbian, Czech and Spanish police have arrested 25 persons suspected of drug trafficking.Source: Beta
Beta agency is reporting on Wednesday that of the 25 suspects, 21 are citizens of Serbia.
Identified with their initials and age, they include N.Z. (39), M.Z. (45) and D.B. (44) from Subotica, I.M. (24), M.T. (40), A.M. (30) and V.Dj. (37) from Cacak, D.R. (47) and I.S. (31) from Novi Sad, M.S. (42), R.G. (40) and Z.N. (37) from Pancevo, and D.M. (36) and D.L. (42) from Uzice.
They have been detained based on a court order, said the report.
Ten laboratories with high end equipment for growing cannabis plants in artificial conditions have been discovered in Spain and the Czech Republic, with more than 4,500 plants seized, along with a "substantial" sum of hard currency earned from drug trafficking.
Six of those labs were discovered in Barcelona and Valencia, while the organized crime group's leader, S.S. from Novi Sad, has been arrested.
Four labs were discovered near Prague, while S.Dj. (33) and M.B. (33) from Uzice, G.P. (35) and Z.S. (49) from Novi Sad, and R.M. (35) and M.P. (47) from Belgrade have been arrested.
The operation also resulted in the arrests of four Czech and Bulgarian citizens, who are held on drug trafficking charges.