New big drug taking in Dakar. After the 43 kg of cocaine, estimated at 3 billion CFA francs, seized this Tuesday by the Senegalese Customs, another referral has just been made. This one is not the work of the soldiers of the economy but, rather that of the national navy which managed a great blow. She seized 1260 kg of cocaine. She executed, as part of the action of the State at sea, a patrol in the night of August 30 last.
This operation, informs a statement of the Directorate of Information and Public Relations of Armies, was conducted about 120 km off Dakar by the patrol boat « Fouladou » and the special forces of the Navy, in coordination with the Spanish Civil Guardia. According to the document, two boats are boarded and 5 people arrested.
The boat carrying the drugs would be part of South America to rally Spain. The investigations are continuing.