Russian sailors caught in a brazen smuggling: we had 9 tons of cocaine

Российских моряков поймали на наглой контрабанде: у нас с собой было 9 тонн кокаина

In the port of the capital of Cape Verde Praia, detained 11 Russian sailors. Police seized from the vessel on which they were 9.5 tons of cocaine, reports Reuters.

Российских моряков поймали на наглой контрабанде: у нас с собой было 9 тонн кокаина

The ship was sailing to Morocco from South America and stopped at the port after the death of a crew member.

Российских моряков поймали на наглой контрабанде: у нас с собой было 9 тонн кокаина

After arrival in port the ship was immediately searched, because the police received operational information about the possible involvement of the crew for drug smuggling.

Российских моряков поймали на наглой контрабанде: у нас с собой было 9 тонн кокаина

Cape Verde is an island country, located off the West coast of Africa. It is a kind of buffer zone for gangs transporting cocaine between Latin America and Europe.

Recall, the crew of “Nord” can safely return home, but this is not accurate.

The crew of the Kerch ship “Nord” is back on the annexed Peninsula at any time, but for this they need to use the Ukrainian documents. This was stated by the representative of Prosecutor’s office of ARC Egor Rebrov in the “Radio Crimea.Realities”.

“As citizens of Ukraine, they can go home and get their passports – why they do not, the question is more to them,” he explained.

As reported Znayu Ukrainian sailors fell into the hands of the FSB: building a case.

Today, 16 may, the Russian special services seized the Ukrainian fishing vessel yamk-0041, the detainee on the eve of the Black sea.

FSB justified the criminal proceedings that allegedly instituted a “ban on the catch of plaice on the shelf”.

Also Znayu wrote half a dozen Ukrainians arrested abroad. They are kept directly in the port and it is not known when will be allowed to return

Swiss tanker San Padre Pio with a Ukrainian crew of 16 sailors arrested in Nigeria. The reason is called the illegal fuel trade.

“The Navy of Nigeria in a statement on 9 March announced the arrest of the tanker San Padre Pio from 16 Ukrainian sailors and about 5 thousand tons of cargo on Board for unauthorized entry into the waters of Nigeria and the illegal trade in fuel,” according to FleetMon, which specializiruetsya on tracking ships in real-time.

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