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La brigade anti-drogue a frappé fort. Elle a mis la main sur 90 kilos de cocaïne dans l’après-midi du mercredi 10 juillet, à Pailles. Cette drogue, estimée à Rs 1,35 milliard, était dissimulée dans une pelleteuse récemment importée.
Joli coup de filet de l’Anti-Drug and Smuggling Unit (Adsu) à Pailles, mercredi. Les limiers ont procédé à une saisie record de cocaïne dans les locaux d’une entreprise engagée dans l’importation d’équipements et de pelleteuses (JCB). 90 kilos de cette drogue, estimés à Rs 1,35 milliard, ont été découverts dans des sachets soigneusement dissimulés dans une pelleteuse. Cet appareil vient récemment de débarquer au pays.
À mercredi soir, la brigade anti-drogue, menée par le Deputy Commissioner of Police Choolun Bhojoo, était sur le pied de guerre pour remonter jusqu’aux responsables de la compagnie à l’origine de cette importation. À l’heure où nous mettions sous presse, la provenance de la drogue n’était pas encore déterminée. Cependant, dans le milieu des enquêteurs, la France et l’Afrique du Sud sont citées. Il ressort également que la compagnie ciblée par cette brigade importe ses équipements de France principalement.
Selon certaines indications, à mercredi soir toujours, l’Adsu ne pouvait confirmer que cette drogue était destinée au marché mauricien ou devrait être acheminée vers les îles avoisinantes. Dès l’arrivée du conteneur, les limiers de la brigade anti-drogue avaient pris connaissance d’une tentative de faire passer une grosse cargaison de drogue sur le territoire.

 

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The drug squad hit hard. She got her hands on 90 kilos of cocaine in the afternoon of Wednesday, July 10, in Pailles. This drug, estimated at Rs 1.35 billion, was hidden in a recently imported excavator. Nice net from the Anti-Drug and Smuggling Unit (Adsu) in Pailles, Wednesday. The bloodhounds seized a record amount of cocaine at the premises of a company involved in the importation of equipment and excavators (JCB). 90 kilos of this drug, estimated at Rs 1.35 billion, were discovered in bags carefully hidden in a shovel. This equipment recently arrived in the country. On Wednesday evening, the anti-drug squad, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police Choolun Bhojoo, was on the brink of war to trace back to the company responsible for the import. At the time of going to press, the source of the drug had not yet been determined. However, in the survey community, France and South Africa are cited. It also appears that the company targeted by this brigade mainly imports its equipment from France. There were indications that, still on Wednesday evening, Adsu could not confirm that the drug was destined for the Mauritian market or should be shipped to the surrounding islands. As soon as the container arrived, the drug unit’s bloodhounds became aware of an attempt to smuggle a large shipment of drugs into the country. At the same time, according to one source, it was on the premises of the Pailles company that an employee discovered this large quantity of cocaine. The excavator would have passed customs and police controls when it arrived in the country some time ago. The Adsu should therefore screen the procedures initiated for customs clearance to determine whether there has been internal complicity. Late in the evening, after the operation in the straw warehouse, Adsu, in collaboration with other police units, transferred the drug. It was sealed at the central barracks. This practice had been used by the Veeren/Kistnah network. The tandem, with the help of its accomplices, had on three occasions imported JCB excavators from South Africa in March 2017. 157 kilos of this drug, worth Rs 2.3 billion, had entered Mauritian territory before the police seized it. At this stage, Adsu has reason to believe that this import could be linked to networks operating in the West of the country, where JCB has already been investigated by the authorities, in particular the Anti-Corruption Commission. Given the circumstances in which the drug was seized, Adsu was unable to set up a Controlled Delivery operation. 

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