French customs officers make huge cannabis seizure in Czech truck

French customs officers detained two men after find a tonne of cannabis hidden in a lorry with Czech registration plates. The seizure was made near the south-east city of Saint-Etienne on the motorway between Lyons and Marseille. The drug had a street value of around 2.0 million euros, around 50 million crowns. The regional daily Le Dauphiné Libore said it was the third such seizure in a month in the Rhone valley.

Author: Chris Johnstone