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Arrested pejani at Rinas airport, fighting with weapons and ammunition

Arrested pejani at Rinas Airport, fighting with weapons and ammunition

A citizen of Kosovo was arrested at Rinas Airport after being caught with a weapon. 

The State Police has announced that the 23-year-old, a resident of Peja, was trying to traffic weapons with military ammunition. A pistol with combat ammunition was seized from his bag. 

He was trying to smuggle the weapon from Albania to Italy.

"During this operation, the Kosovar citizen DG, 23 years old, resident of Pejë, was caught red-handed and put in handcuffs, on the way out of Albania. From the control through the scanner, in the bag of this citizen, 1 firearm, a pistol with combat ammunition, was found and seized as material evidence. The procedural materials were passed to the Prosecutor's Office at the Court of First Instance of the General Jurisdiction in Tirana, for further actions, for the criminal offense of 'Trafficking in weapons and ammunition'", the Police announced.