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Police seize 800 kilos of cocaine in Guinea-Bissau

AFP  |  Bissau 

Authorities in have seized a consignment of nearly 800 kilos of cocaine, police sources said on Sunday.

It is the biggest drugs haul in the country in over a decade.

Four suspects -- two Nigerians, one Senegalese and one Bissau-Guinean -- were arrested following the overnight Saturday to Sunday at the capital Bissau's northern exit.

The drugs were found in a refrigerated truck registered in Police are probing whether army officers and high-ranking officials were involved, a source said.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 03:35 IST