Albanian police has said it has arrested a disgraced Greek policeman for the murder of an Albanian drug deal, the leader of one of the toughest gangs in the country.
The arrested Greek is a former member of Greek Police Special Forces was was dismissed for the post in 2012 because of his involvement in drug trafficking cases. The 41-year-old former policeman from Arta, Epirus, had reportedly served in Greek Police for ten years.
The Greek was arrested in Gjirokaster and had reportedly also three locals as accomplices. In their homes Albanian police found weapons.
Albanian police said the drug deal felt victim of a contract murder, suspecting a settlement of accounts between rival drug trafficking gangs.