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Peru police seize ton of cocaine

Friday, March 23, 2012 - 00:49

March 23 - Peruvian police show off their haul of cocaine and suspected smugglers from Italy and the UK. Lily Grimes reports.

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This Italian woman makes a lewd gesture of defiance as she is led past photographers by Peruvian police. She and two fellow Italians were arrested for allegedly smuggling cocaine. Three British citizens are being held on similar charges. They are accused of using this sailing boat to transport 30 kilos of cocaine en route to the UK packed inside fire extinguishers. The Peruvian authorities say that during March they seized one ton of drugs and captured 27 suspected smugglers. Lily Grimes, Reuters

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Peru police seize ton of cocaine

Friday, March 23, 2012 - 00:49