Judicial Police seize 327 kgs of cocaine and arrest five persons.

The Judicial Police (PJ) announced on Monday the seizure of 327 kilograms of cocaine aboard a sail boat in international waters near the Azores and the arrest of five people related to the same case.

The Central Department of Investigation and Criminal Action (DCIAP)  said that several house searches in areas of Aveiro and Nazareth resulted in five people being detained..

The seizure of 327 kilograms of cocaine was made ​​by the Criminal Investigation Department of Funchal PJ, “in collaboration with the National Unit for Combating Drug Trafficking, the Department of Research Criminal Ponta Delgada, the Criminal Investigation Department of Aveiro and with the participation of the Navy and Air Force Portuguese, “according to the same statement


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