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Police seize 41kgs of cocaine found in plane

15 January 2016, 14:13

Paris – Police have seized 41kg of cocaine in a plane at a Paris airport and arrested six Frenchmen involved in a drug trafficking network, including three luggage handlers.

Vincent Annereau, from the Paris judicial police, says the drugs seized last Friday at Orly Airport, south of Paris, are worth more than $2.2m at current dealing prices.

Annereau said at a press conference on Thursday that the cocaine was in 41 packets divided into two suitcases that were discovered in a plane coming from the Dominican Republic.

The six suspects have been jailed.

- AP


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