The SPAK Special Prosecutor’s Office has given official details about the operation carried out yesterday evening in the village of Frakull in Fier, where 10 Albanian citizens were arrested and another person was declared wanted.
Prosecutor Adnan Xholi, who leads the investigations for this criminal group, said in a statement to the media from SPAK headquarters that one of the Albanian financiers was handcuffed. He said that a total of 20 pallets with a total of 24 tons of chemical fertilizer were seized, where it is suspected in advance that 400 kg of cocaine was dissolved.
“There were data that in May 2022, a quantity of artificial chemical fertilizer was loaded at the Port of Colombia. With destination Greece and then Montenegro, with the customer an Albanian citizen. In cooperation with Montenegro, a controlled delivery was made. It turned out that the customer was an Albanian citizen who had opened an import company in January 2022.
After the quantity was sent to the Albanian territory in September 2022. Customs clearance was done. Moving to several cities, until yesterday when the operation was done in Frakull, Fier.
Requests for the arrest of 11 persons have been accepted by the Special Court and several checks have been carried out. 10 security measures have been executed by the State Police and all inspections of the apartments ordered by the Court have been carried out”, said the SPAK prosecutor, Adnan Xholi.
What was seized from the SPAK-led operation:
- 15 thousand euros
- Three Kalashnikov firearms
- 3 pistols
- 108 pieces of cartridges
- 18 phones
- 5 cars
- 20 pallets with 24 tons of chemical fertilizer. It is suspected that there are 400 kg of cocaine, worth 40 million euros.