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Ecuador: Law enforcement authorities seized 9.6 tons of cocaine

The cocaine was transported from Colombia to Mexico and the United States

Ecuadorian police seized 9.6 tonnes of cocaine from Colombia on Friday, Interior Minister Alexandra Vela said, adding that this was an unprecedented amount in the history of the Andean country.

According to police, the cocaine, which was initially transported from Colombia to Mexico and the United States, was found and confiscated at a residence in Guayaquil, in the southwestern part of the country. Its sale value is estimated at about $ 450 million.

Two suspects, citizens of Ecuador, were arrested and about ten firearms were confiscated, the prosecuting authorities clarified.

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