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27th May, 2019

Police announce major drug haul

Police impounded more than 17kg of various drugs, mostly marijuana, from two homes on Saturday.

Officers raided a flat in Pomáz and arrested a Budapest resident and his companions of Italian and Croatian nationalities.

The suspects were in the process of unloading 12kg of marijuana from a freezer.

Apart from the drugs seized, worth more than Ft 20 million, police also confiscated €22,000 and three cars.

The fourth member of the gang was arrested a couple of hours later in his flat in Budapest. Investigators found 4kg of amphetamines and 1.1kg of marijuana with a total value of Ft 17 million.

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