An underwater ship with a ton of cocaine was detected and intercepted in Guatemala by naval units of the army.
A submarine-type vessel with about one ton of cocaine; with a value of 13.5 million dollars; They intercepted the Guatemalan forces in the Pacific on Thursday; informed the authorities, in Guatemala City.
The operation resulted in the capture of three Colombian drug traffickers who were travelling inside the vessel, the Public Prosecutor’s Office said.
The Office of the Public Prosecutor informed that the shipment consisted of 967 packages (kilos) of the drug whose degree of purity confirmed the experts.
Naval units of the Guatemalan Army detected the submarine
On the other hand, the president of Guatemala, Jimmy Morales, has said that in the first years of his administration (2016 and 2017); achieved greater drug seizures than those made in eight years during the previous two governments.
Last year, Guatemala reached a record seizure of cocaine with 13,659 kilos, which exceeded 12,818 kilos in 2016.
Also during the patrolling of the naval units of the Army of Guatemala, they discovered the boat. The operation allowed the capture of three Colombians who travelled inside the submarine, informed the Public Ministry. The Prosecutor’s Office informed that the shipment consisted of 967 packages (kilos) of a drug whose degree of purity was confirmed.
Likewise, the largest seizures of drugs have been practiced in the last eight years, during the term of President Jimmy Morales, much more than those made during the previous two governments; revealed the Guatemalan president.