GAMBIAN POLICE MADE A RECORD OF 2 TONS COCAINE CONFISCATION

By FRANCIS TAWIAH (Duisburg – Germany)
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Drug security men (investigators) have confiscated a record amount of more than two tons cocaine in the West-African state Gambia. The market value of the drug is estimated at one BILLION dollars (about 835 BILLION Euros).

Drug investigators have confiscated a record amount of more than two tons of cocaine in the West-African state Gambia. The Gambian police arrested 15 suspects on Wednesday, including three Dutchmen from Holland.

According to the police they were arrested upon a tip off by villagers in the village Bonto-Gambia about 45 kilometers away from the Gambia capital Banjul. Twelve suspects were in possession of three kilograms of cocaine during the arrest. According to the Police, after deep investigations a total of two tons, 340 kilogram's and 680 grams of cocaine were found and finally, three other suspects were arrested.

Among the arrested suspects, according to the police in Banjul, were five Nigerians, three Ghanaians, three Dutchmen (from Holland), two Venezuelans and two Gambians.