Dozens of packages and hundreds of boxes and boxes containing various types of drugs were seized by a mobile customs brigade, according to this press release sent to AFP.
The operations, “aiming to close the networks of receivers and sponsors of this criminal traffic”took place on 24 and 25 May between the maritime areas of Thiaroye-Guédj and the Thiaroye-Gare district.
“A vehicle + luggage taxi + stuffed with suspicious packages” was first intercepted on the night of the 24th to the 25th in Thiaroye-Guédj, allowing the arrest of two individuals.
Press release from Senegalese customs.
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Among these fake drugs were analgesics, antacids, anti-inflammatories, anti-diarrheals, antibiotics, antimalarials, antifungals, anti-anaemics or even aphrodisiacs.
The investigation is ongoing, the statement said. The customs administration also calls on the Senegalese population “be more careful”.