Police in Tahiti sells yacht together with seized cocaineStaff Writer | December 30, 2017
La Depeche de Tahiti said the police sold off the yacht Mojito almost a year after seizing it with more than 800 kilogrammes of cocaine in Arue.
Illegal drugs More than 800 kilogrammes of cocaine
It said he gave the drugs to the police who added it to the more than two tonnes of cocaine seized this year which was last week transferred to New Caledonia for destruction in the furnaces of the SLN nickel smelter.
The Mojito was originally registered in Fort-de France, the capital of the French Caribbean department of Martinique. The arrested skipper was flown to France.
The Mojito was seized just days after the French navy seized more than 400 kilograms of cocaine on a yacht near the Marquesas islands.
The drug shipments were believed to be destined for Australia and New Zealand. ■