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Seizure of 650 kg of cocaine that went fast at sea in Martinique


According to the first elements of the investigation, the resale of goods will amount to several thousand euros. Seven people were arrested.

The head of the Caribbean island told AFP on Monday (September 6) that seven people had been arrested on board a boat carrying 650kg of cocaine in Martinique last Wednesday.

Based on the information, investigators arrived at the Waughlin beach until its cargo, equipped with powerful engines, died, said Alexis Hugget, divisional head of the Office of the Head of the Office of the Anti-Drug Trafficking Officer, Alexis Huckett.

A boat from Venezuela

A van came to collect the goods. In total, 650 kg of cocaine was distributed in several bales. As soon as the van arrived on the road, police intervened and arrested the three people in it, while their colleagues parked the boat on the beach.

In all, six Martinians and seven Venezuelans were arrested and arraigned in C -te d’Ivoire on Sunday. According to the first elements of the investigation, the boat came from Venezuela. The inventory, whose analysis (especially to determine the level of purity) was in progress, would represent several thousand euros for resale.

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