Bamako, Mali (PANA) - A soldier with Malian Air Force who tried last Saturday to smuggle 500 grams of cannabis into Bamako central prison was immediately arrested and placed at the disposal of the territorial Brigade of Bamako-Coura, PANA learned from an informed source. The soldier had gone to visit an [...]
©- - 06 july 2021 - 14:42:01 - thread Society (135 words)

Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Interior Minister Khaled Mazen has called on security services to counter new methods of drug trafficking, stressing that the rise of this trade has become a threat to national security. Mazen made the at a ceremony held on Wednesday in Tripoli to mark the International Day [...]
©- - 01 july 2021 - 14:38:14 - thread Society (205 words)

Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali's Central Office of Narcotics (OCS) in Dio, some 40 km from Bamako, on Wednesday incinerated six tons of cannabis, 2.493 kg of cocaine and several tons of other illicit products, the same office told PANA. The destroyed products included five tons of counterfeit or expired pharmaceuticals [...]
©- - 19 november 2020 - 15:47:49 - thread Society (121 words)

Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The Malian customs services on Monday seized a ton of cannabis in Ségou, central Mali, some 240 km from Bamako, PANA learned Thursday from the customs administration. The seized drug was carefully concealed between bags of coal in a truck under surveillance by the customs office in [...]
©- - 27 august 2020 - 18:20:27 - thread Society (112 words)

Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Malian customs Friday arrested a Nigerian citizen, Jude Ezeh, carrying 500 grams of cocaine worth 50 million CFA francs in his stomach, an official source told PANA here Sunday. The trafficker, who came from Conakry through an unapproved route as the borders were officially closed, was on [...]
©- - 28 june 2020 - 10:56:23 - thread Society (177 words)

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Apart from the 47 terrorists neutralized in Tuesday's assault on two terrorist bases in the northwestern province of Kossi, the Burkinabe forces also seized a large quantity of cannabis, the National Gendarmerie that carried out the operation said. The Rapid Security and Intervention Rapid Action Group [...]
©- - 20 may 2020 - 18:10:02 - thread Society (204 words)

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegalese Customs on Tuesday at the Port Autonome de Dakar, seized 120 kg of cocaine onboard a ship, called "Grande Nigeria", a customs press release announced on Wednesday. The operation was carried out by a team from the Joint Container and Vessel Control Unit (UMCC) of the [...]
©- - 29 january 2020 - 17:24:36 - thread Society (254 words)

Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - A Mozambican couple was arrested on 16 December by the Mauritian Customs Service at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Plaisance, in the south of the island, on their way from Johannesburg, South Africa, local media reported on Tuesday. Oliveira Jabri Paulino, 33, and Cacilda [...]
©- - 24 december 2019 - 16:27:08 - thread Society (126 words)

Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA)   -   The Mauritius Police Anti-Drug Brigade Wednesday evening seized in Pailles, a suburb of the capital, about 95 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a backhoe loader imported from abroad, police sources said here Thursday. The backhoe loader was located in a warehouse owned by a businessman in [...]
©- - 11 july 2019 - 22:26:47 - thread Society (91 words)

Bamako, Mali (PANA)    -   The Central Narcotics Control Office (OCS), dedicated to the fight against drugs and other narcotics, Tuesday burnt a large quantity of toxic and illicit drugs in the commune of Dio, in the Kati district of Koulikoro, about 40 km from Bamako, a reliable source told PANA [...]
©- - 02 july 2019 - 23:58:39 - thread Society (266 words)

Balaclava, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said on Monday that drug addiction is a disease that requires appropriate support and treatment. He was speaking at the opening of a three-day conference on addiction, organized by the NGO Beacon of Hope, in Balaclava, northern Mauritius. Participants include 200 people, made [...]
©- - 01 july 2019 - 19:03:44 - thread Society (333 words)

Praia, Cape Verde (PANA)   -   A 47-year-old Cape Verdean national was arrested at Praia International Airport with 5.2 kg of cocaine in his possession, a reliable source told PANA here. According to a statement from the Judicial Police (PJ), issued this weekend, the suspect from Guinea Bissau was arrested after the [...]
©- - 27 may 2019 - 20:44:39 - thread Society (129 words)

Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) - A 30-year-old Brazilian has been in pre-trial detention since Tuesday in Cape Verde, after being arrested in possession of 9 kilos and 345 grams of cocaine at Cesária Évora International Airport, PANA learnt from a police source in Praia. The unnamed Brazilian was arrested on April [...]
©- - 02 may 2019 - 14:35:52 - thread Society (219 words)

Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - A South African national, Johannes Jurie Botha, was sentenced Thursday to 33 years in prison after being convicted of drug trafficking in Mauritius, PANA learnt from a judicial source . Botha was arrested in 2009 in possession of 470 grams of heroin. Her compatriot, Marisca Scannell, arrested [...]
©- - 13 june 2013 - 13:22:53 - thread Society (87 words)