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Foreigner wanted by Interpol for drug trafficking arrested in Almancil

PJ police have arrested a 33-year-old foreigner in Almancil wanted by Interpol since 2011 for his alleged involvement in a trafficking network that smuggled drugs from Portugal to Moldova to be sold on to Russia.

In a statement released on Thursday (September 29), police said a hearing with a view to the man’s extradition will take place in Évora.

michael.bruxo@algarveresident.com