Colombian Authorities Seize 200kg Cocaine in Acandí, and 1 Tonne in Narino

May 18: Colombian naval forces seized 200 kg of cocaine from a warehouse in Acandí municipality, Chocó department, in northwestern Colombia. Authorities also seized two motorboats during the raid. A navy spokesman confirmed the narcotics had been intended to be transferred to an in-transit cargo ship and shipped to Europe. Colombian authorities regularly seize large quantities of narcotics destined for European markets.

The next day, May 19, Colombian authorities aided by US officials seized a further 1 tonne of cocaine off the coast of Narino department. Authorities seized the narcotics from a speedboat and arrested three individuals. The intended destination of those narcotics was not immediately clear.

Source: PGI Ltd.

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