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More than a ton of drugs seized in Dominican Republic


More than a ton of drugs seized in Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD), the Dominican Navy and the Public Prosecutor's Office today seized 1,613 kilograms of suspected cocaine in Baní, Peravia province.
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According to the DNCD, the drug shipment was seized in two operations, one on the high seas and the other in a wooded area of the Baní territory.

The information specified that five Dominicans and two Colombians were arrested, in addition to the drugs, a speedboat, a pick-up truck, two motorcycles, a nine millimeters pistol, communication radios, compass, cellular phones, GPS and other objects.

The seized cargo was taken under extreme security measures to the Forensic Science Institute for the corresponding purposes.

In the last 22 days there have been eight cases of seizures of narcotics made by the DNCD and other institutions in the country, and between them they total 3,940 kilograms of drugs seized.


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