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2nd April, 2019

Elderly heroin dealers caught

Two men, one a 70-year-old resident of Siófok, the other a 68-year-old resident of Budapest, are suspected of regularly smuggling heroin along with three Serbian associates, Index reports.

The Serbs procured the drugs and delivered them to Hungary, concealing the heroin in containers installed behind the rear wheels of a minibus.

Two of them arrived in a minibus at the Siófok home of a suspect identified only as János D. on the morning of March 30.

They were taking off a wheel when police officers from Budapest pounced.

Detectives found more than five kilograms of heroin of high purity, with a market value near Ft 100 million.

Police impounded the drugs, the minibus and another car.

The third Serb member of the gang was caught in a pension in Kispest, where more than €10,000 in cash was found.

Suspect Gyula B., who was responsible for selling the heroin, was caught in his 19th District home, along with IT devices, Ft 440,000 and a car.

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