Two successful anti-crime operations have been undertaken through teamwork with the police of Spain and Germany, further details of which were expected to be given in the afternoon, however have not yet been revealed. 

The Minister of Interior, Fatmir Xhafaj declared them at the public safety forum, held today at noon in Lezha.

"No later than today, I believe that in afternoon, the state police will finalize two very successful operations with Spain and Germany, related to serious criminal activity. 

"We have initiated these criminal cases at the same time with our partners." said Fatmir Xhafaj.

Xhafaj did not give many details at the time, but a few minutes after his statement, it was learned that Arbër Çekaj, the owner of the banana container where 613 kg of cocaine were found, had been arrested. 

We also recall that the last operation that took place in Spain regarding the capture of 1 tonne of cocaine, resulted in the arrest of two Albanian citizens. Investigations are ongoing in Albania as well.

Regarding coastal land ownership, the Interior Minister said the robbers of these lands will face justice.

"What has happened on the coast of Lezha is a criminal act. Any person who has violated the law will face justice, here in Lezha, in Durres, Vlora - everywhere," said Fatmir Xhafaj.

Pёrktheu: Sabina Doma