Police in Prešov charge three over drugs

SLOVAK customs officers and police on May 22 broke up a gang allegedly running a laboratory for the illegal production of amphetamines in the eastern city of Prešov.

Operation "Prometheus" resulted in the arrest of three 25-year-olds from Prešov following raids on several flats.

They were charged with the illegal production of dangerous chemical substances and possession of nuclear material. The gang leader has a university diploma in chemistry. The charges carry a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

In one flat, police found 10-litre vessels of boiling liquid, and seized several types of chemical substances used in the production of synthetic drugs of amphetamine type.

Other finds included professional texts on producing drugs and explosives, as well as specialised military equipment such as gas masks and night-vision goggles.

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