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12th February, 2019

Serb man caught smuggling drugs

Excise guards have found about 11 kilograms of marijuana hidden in the car driven by a Serbian man at the Röszke border station.

Csongrád county tax and customs press officer Éva Némedi-Varga said the customs officers decided to examine the car item by item based on a risk analysis.

They found 10.8kg of marijuana, worth more than Ft 21 million, hidden behind the seats.

The guards handed over the substance and the driver to the police.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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