Kaunas - thriving drug hub

  • 2003-05-22
  • Ruta Ambultiene
KAUNASWith Lithuania losing its battle to stem the spread of drugs in schools, nightclubs, prisons and even the army, Kaunas, the country's second largest city, is fast becoming the nation's worst crime and drug hotspot."Generally, mafia gangs earn most of their money from the drug business, but it's especially evident in Kaunas, which is well ahead of the other cities in illegal drug production," Chief of the criminal police department's drug control board Algis Kvainickas told The Baltic Times.Last April, organized crime investigation squads uncovered three clandestine drug laboratories i...
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