Counterfeit Drug Trafficking: Nioro Mobile Customs Brigade Seizes Thousands of Viagra Boxes

Counterfeit Drug Trafficking: Nioro Mobile Customs Brigade Seized Thousands of Viagra Boxes

On Wednesday July 1st  2020, 3000 boxes of Viagra (an aphrodisiac) and hundreds of Corhinza were seized by the Mobile Brigade of Nioro (Kaolack Subdivision). The goods were intercepted on a LIFAN brand motorcycle following an ambush operation near Samba Nonsan. The total value of the drugs seized is estimated at 18,000,000 CFA francs.



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GAINDE or the automatic management of customs information is a strategic platform of Senegalese customs, centered on the management of customs’ clearance. "GAINDE Integral" improves considerably the way of managing procedures. Thus people move from less paper topaperless or electronic processing,known as the dematerialization. This technological revolution in the customs’ Administration aims at great feats and better service for the public.


The ORBUS 2000 system is developed to make easier procedures of international trade by using electronic communication or exchanges. This allows interconnecting different stakeholders evolving in the international trade. The system is also based on technological infrastructure and a device of services.

The electronic payment of customs’ duties and assimilated taxes consists of giving to the economic operatorthe ability to pay the amount of customs’ duties from one’s work station, by charging an account opened in a commercial bank.