Estonia extradited two of its citizens suspected of smuggling hashish to Finnish authorities on May 6.
Aimar Raud (39) and Neeme Laurits (39) were arrested on the request of Finnish police in Märjamaa on April 26. The two allegedly organized the smuggling of five-kilogram shipments of hashish on both February 7 and 15.
Authorities became aware of the smuggling operation after an Estonian vehicle arriving at a Helsinki port on February 15 was searched. The driver of the vehicle is also an Estonian citizen and is in custody in Finland.
The suspects could face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison according to Finnish law if found guilty.
Published: 09.05.2011 13:21