Ending a decade-long trial, the Court of Appeal in Belgradeconfirmed on Monday the 15-year prison sentence for Serbian drug lordDarko Šarić who headed a gang that smuggled nearly six tonnes of cocaine from South America to Europe.
After trials that stretched over a decade, the Belgrade High Courtsentenced on Friday 13 Serbian members of a criminal group led by drug lordDarko Šarić, who was sent behind bars for nine years for laundering millions of dirty drug money.
The luxury lifestyle of Balkan drug traffickers was cut short on Thursday when police arrested 16 members accused of smuggling cocaine via private planes from South America to Europe and beyond.
Serbia’s prosecutor requested the maximum possible sentencefor the Balkan “Cocaine King”Darko Saric and his associates on Friday for allegedly smuggling tons of cocaine from South American countries to Europe.
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