• Trial of alleged drug trafficking ring involving Finnish NHL player begins today

    THE TRIAL OF A GROUP OF INDIVIDUALScharged with serious drug offences has begun at the Pirkanmaa District Court in Tampere today.

    This most well-known of the accused, Jori Lehterä, will also be standing trial, attracting significant media attention to the court proceedings.

    The trial consists of 20 defendants in total, who stand accused of a laundry list of crimes ranging from minor drug possession to the trafficking of large quantities of cocaine.