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Paraguay police seize record 2.3 tons of cocaine

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 21, 2020
Paraguayan police have seized a record 2.3 tons of cocaine hidden in a charcoal shipment headed for Israel at a port in the city of Villeta, local media reported on Tuesday.
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Police have arrested a former director of a public television channel, who is accused of being responsible for the shipment, the newspaper Ultima Hora quoted the authorities as saying.

Topics: Paraguay

The drug bust exceeded the country's previous record seizure of 2.2-ton cocaine in 2019.