Cocaine seizures soar

in News · 19-05-2020 09:40:00 · 0 Comments

The amount of cocaine seized by Portuguese officials topped ten tons last year, soaring by 90 percent when compared with 2018.

The amount of cocaine confiscated also exceeded the total seizures of cannabis, with arrests also up to just under 600, which is also the highest number for the past five years.

According to PJ police, traffickers continue to use Portugal’s vast coastline to smuggle drugs into the country.


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