Authorities Seize 500kg of Cocaine in Puira, Peru; Destined To Be Shipped Amongst Fruit Concentrate and Coffee Beans to the Netherlands
January 01: Police seized 500 kg of cocaine paste and arrested six suspected narcotics traffickers at a warehouse in Piura, Peru. The seizure took place on 1 January, though authorities only released information about the incident on 5 January. Authorities said the narcotics were going to be placed into cargoes of passion fruit concentrate and coffee beans to be shipped to the Netherlands from an unknown Peruvian port. Large-scale drug seizures are common in Peru.
Source: PGI Ltd