Peru Authorities Destroyed Over 42 Tons of Drugs in 2020

The destroyed narcotics included 16,061 kg of cocaine paste; 13,314 kg of cocaine hydrochloride; 13,112 kg of marijuana; and 85 kg of other drugs leading to a total of 42,575 kg.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Committee for the Destruction of Drugs Seized due from Illicit Traffic —attached to Peru's Interior Ministry (Mininter)— managed to destroy over 42 tons of drugs, which had been seized during various police operations held in the country during 2020.

The destroyed narcotics included 16,061 kg of cocaine paste; 13,314 kg of cocaine hydrochloride; 13,112 kg of marijuana; and 85 kg of other drugs leading to a total of 42,575 kg.

According to the Organized Crime Directorate (DGCO), 4,728 kg of drugs were incinerated in the first session (March), 18 . . .

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