in

Senegal Seizes Record Cocaine Haul Worth $36m

senegal police

 

Senegalese customs say they have seized 300 kilograms (661 pounds) of cocaine worth around $36 million aboard a truck near the Malian border, in the biggest land seizure of the drug in the country’s history.

ALSO READ:  Senegalese Customs Seize $5m Worth Of Ammunition
Loading...
ALSO READ:  Valencia Winger, Yunus Musah Chooses To Represent USA In International Football

 

The drugs were found on Saturday at Kidira in a refrigerated lorry that was heading to the Senegalese capital Dakar, the customs authorities said.

 

The two drivers have been arrested and a quantity of cash in dollars and West African currencies was seized, they said in a statement on Sunday.

 

West Africa has for years been a transit zone for drugs produced in Latin America, but UN investigators say it is also a growing market for narcotics.

CLICK HERE TO START NOW

Loading...

Written by How Africa News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 × two =

France Midfielder Pogba Ruled Out Of World Cup

8 Domestic Staff Arrested Over Death Of Nigerian Singer Davido’s Son