Mindelo, Aug 25 (Inforpress) – Four men arrested at the premises of the Judicial Police (PJ) and 1,157 kilograms of cocaine seized are the result of a police operation on a yacht intercepted at the end of Wednesday at the Mindelo Marina.
The operation was held until late Thursday afternoon and the three Brazilian citizens and a Frenchman spent the night at the PJ’s facility in Mindelo to be handed over to the Public Prosecutor’s Office this Friday.
The yacht that carried the cocaine was removed from the Mindelo Marina still on Wednesday to the international pier, where it is docked and where it was possible to avoid people to reach the boat.
The operation took place under strong security measures, an action that involved, in addition to the Judicial Police, member from the National Police and the Army.
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