Two tonnes of hashish seized in Lagos
Last Friday Judiciary Police announced the arrest of fourteen people, having seized around 2,000 kilos of hashish during a mega-operation carried out in Lagos.
According to Judiciary Police, six of the detained individuals, aged between 21 and 42, are foreigners, with the other eight being Portuguese.
The drugs, brought in from Morocco, were divided into 75 parcels, fifty of which were found inside a vehicle and the others in the transporting vessel.
It was the second largest drug bust of the year in the Algarve, with the biggest taking place on May 4th, when four tonnes were seized on Figueira beach, in Vila do Bispo.
During the operation, named ‘Alleluia’, three boats, seven vehicles, money and several documents were seized, as well as the 2,000 kilos of hashish.
The GNR were aided by Spain’s Guardia Civil, the Portuguese Navy and Air Force for the completion of this operation.
May 22, 2010
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