On Monday, April 29th 2019, around 1:00 pm, the GUENOTO Customs’ officers of the Gouloumbou service, located in Tambacounda Subdivision seized 72 kg of Cocaine. This catch took place at the dam of Gouloumbou on the National 6, 32 km South of Tambacounda. The harsh drug was hidden in a specially designed hideout of the Hyundai IX35 vehicle coming from Guinea-Bissau.
The total value is estimated at 3.306 billion CFAF.
The suspect of Malian nationality was arrested and left to the care of Justice. The investigation is still ongoing.
Source: Customs Public Relations and Communication Office
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