Police of Ecuador intercepted 678 kilos of cocaine destined for Antwerp

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Cocaine Ecuador Antwerp port Seized Intercepted

Ecuador

The Ecuador police have intercepted 678 kilos of cocaine in the port of Guayaquil. Police found the drugs during a routine check, according to local newspaper El Tel├ęgrafo. The drugs were packed in 570 smaller packages and were hidden in a container that was transporting bananas and had the Antwerp port as destination. The cocaine was eventually discovered by a sniffer dog.

MSC Vaishnavi R

The cargo would be loaded into the container ship MSC Vaishnavi R. One arrest has been made.

MSC Vaishnavi R Ecuador cocaine Antwerp port

In Ecuador almost 60 tons of drugs were intercepted between January and July. Last year, the total was 90 tonnes. There seems to be a big increase in the amount of drugs that is being transported this year.

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