Latvian law enforcement authorities seized 2 tons of cocaine worth about one billion euros is the largest party, taken sometime in the Baltic country.
About it reports Delfi.
It is noted that the cocaine seized in Koknese region in the framework of police operation TNT, which was held on January 8.
The operation involved employees of police of Latvia and the Copenhagen branch of the Agency for struggle against drugs of the USA. In operation detained five citizens of Latvia.
Shipment of cocaine arrived from Ecuador. The drugs were hidden in boxes from-under bananas. During the operation police seized 2199 briquettes with the logo of the Dolphin, Bad Boys, Gold, and TNT that equivalento 2 tons of cocaine hydrochloride.
The chief of police of Latvia Mr. ints kuzis noted that Latvia in this scheme was used as a transit state. According to him, Latvia cocaine is usually trafficked or in Scandinavia or in Russia.
Recall, the police in Chernivtsi region exposed an organized crime group, which has seized narcotic drugs for 10 million, as well as weapons and ammunition.