Portugal’s office of public prosecutions has announced that it had charged 28 people, including a prison guard, with crimes that include serious drug trafficking, possession of a prohibited weapon, giving and receiving bribes, money laundering and embezzlement.

According to the Lisbon district office, the defendants in the case are suspected of having sold cocaine and hashish back in 2010, with trafficking their only source of income, supplying drugs to other defendants who then sold them on to third parties in the Torre neighbourhood in Cascais and in Zambujeiro, also in Cascais.

“The defendants communicated with the suppliers of narcotic products and consumers, using their mobile phones, which they used to arrange transactions with suppliers and their customers, in this way arranging the deliveries of drugs and payments,” the prosecution states.

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