Romanian police arrest two Serbs while seizing over a tonne of cocaine

NEWS 27.03.2019 11:06
Source: Tanjug/AP/Vadim Ghirda

The police in Romania discovered bags with cocaine with an estimated street value of 300 million Euros, agencies reported on Wednesday.

Authorities have detained two men from Serbia, but have not identified them yet.

Felix Banila, chief prosecutor at the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism, said officers found the cocaine on March 22 wrapped in balloons next to a capsized boat in the eastern town of Sfantu Gheorghe.

The find came days after they discovered a similar package of cocaine in the area that had fallen off a truck.

Banila said the drugs had arrived by sea and were passing through Romania.