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January 18, 2022
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Police In Niger Seize 200kg Of Cocaine From Mayor’s Car

A local mayor and his driver have been arrested in a desert in northern Niger with more than 200kg (440lbs) of cocaine in their vehicle

According to the police, the two suspects were allegedly transporting the drug to Libya after it had been smuggled into the country from Mali.

Niger’s drug policing agency said it was the largest quantity of cocaine seized in the West African country.

Drug smuggling and police seizures are becoming more common in the region.
BBC.

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