In Australia, found and seized the largest in the history of the struggle of the state with a drug shipment of cocaine. On Monday, February 6, reports TASS with reference to the Minister of justice, Deputy public Prosecutor of the country Michael Keenan.
According to him, at the end of last week, the Federal police and border guards carried out a special operation, during which on one of the yachts plying along the coast of New South Wales, was discovered more than 1.4 tons of the drug worth about 312 million Australian dollars (more than 230 million U.S. dollars).
In addition, managed to arrest six members of the group of narcocorridos (four Australians, one new Zealander and another man has passports of Fiji and Switzerland). They are all waiting for the arraignment, according to preliminary data, they face life imprisonment.
It is also noted that these arrests ended international investigation into the criminal activities of the gang.
In early December, 2016, it was reported that during the RAID the staff of police Morocco and Spain intercepted a shipment of cocaine with a weight of 2575 kg. Drugs were on Board the fishing vessel. In addition, in this regard in two countries were arrested in total, 24 members of criminal gangs.