A 27-year-old Martinican and a 38-year-old Venezuelan who were on the boat were arrested.
Martinique customs officers seized on a boat, Tuesday, in the open sea, a ton of cocaine, weapons and ammunition, we learned Friday from a judicial source with the prosecution of Fort de France. A 27-year-old Martinican and a 38-year-old Venezuelan who were on the boat were arrested and placed in pre-trial detention on Friday. They were indicted for importing narcotics in an organized gang and trafficking in arms.
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This new operation follows the one carried out last December where 700 kg of cocaine had been seized in the same area.
Their boat, theoretically intended for tourist excursions to discover the southern islets, tried to flee and ram the customs officers, but it was finally caught, said the prosecution.