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Slovak customs officers seize cocaine in a parcel from Peru

Slovakia’s customs investigation office seized a package mailed from Peru that allegedly contained more than a half of a kilogram of cocaine, the SITA newswire reported.

Slovakia’s customs investigation office seized a package mailed from Peru that allegedly contained more than a half of a kilogram of cocaine, the SITA newswire reported.

Miroslava Slemenská, the spokeswoman for the Customs Directorate, confirmed that the package was sent by a Peruvian citizen and that its accompanying documents stated that it contained Andean green tea.

Customs officers suspected that narcotics were in the shipment and sent a sample from the package for analysis, which confirmed that it contained substances from coca, including cocaine.

Source: SITA

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