Record 214 kgs of cocaine seized in Niger

Niger’s Central Office for the Repression of Illicit Drug Trafficking (OCRTIS) has reported that a record 214 kgs of cocaine were seized during a vehicle search. The illicit drugs were being transported to Libya by a Nigerian mayor who has been arrested. The drugs are believed to be worth CFA 11.73 billion francs (approx. £15 million).

Source: https://www.africanews.com/2022/01/05/niger-record-214-kilos-of-cocaine-seized-mayor-arrested//