Interpol seizes drugs worth €100 million in Africa, Middle East


 

The International Police (Interpol) has confiscated drugs worth €100 million in Africa, Middle East.

The illicit drugs were seized in operations by Interpol.

African Entertainment understands that in Niger, authorities seized 17 tons of cannabis resin.

The Niger’s cannabis resin worth about €31 million, were said to have been seized from warehouses in the capital, Niamey.

The drugs were said to be destined for Libya. Local media reports say the drugs represent the largest bust in Niger’s history, Interpol said.

Still in Africa, Interpol reportedly seized 973 cocaine bricks worth around €32 million from a fishing vessel. About 10 persons were reportedly arrested in the process.

African Entertainment understands that Interpol carried out the operations in partnership with customs and police officials from 41 countries in two operations in March and April.

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