Albanian police arrest 9 people for used tires smuggling

Source: Xinhua| 2018-11-18 02:10:24|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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TIRANA, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Albanian police said on Saturday that they have arrested nine people for smuggling 2,100 used tires in a truck at Qafe-Thana customs border crossing point with Macedonia.

According to the police, the nine arrests were made in an operation on Friday evening. Five of the arrested were employed in Qafe-Thana customs border crossing point. They were charged with the criminal offense of "Abuse of office".

The arrested persons are aged 40-62 years old, said the police.

Police declared they are continuing investigations into the activity of other persons who may have been implicated in this smuggling line.

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