Peruvian police seize 58kg of cocaine bearing pictures of Nazi flag | Peru

Peruvian anti-drug police have seized 58 one-kilo packages of cocaine destined for Belgium bearing an image of a Nazi flag on the surface and the identify Hitler printed in low aid.

The invention occurred within the port of Paita, on Peru’s northern Pacific coast near its border with Ecuador.

The medication have been hidden inside a transport container carrying asparagus on the Liberian-flagged vessel SC Anisha R that had earlier anchored in an Ecuadorian port, in line with a police report obtained by Related Press. It stated the cargo was destined for a port in Belgium.

The Peruvian police’s anti-drug directorate confirmed movies and images to AP revealing that the medication have been contained in the air flow system of a container. Police continued to go looking the greater than 80 containers on the vessel.

Peruvian authorities have beforehand reported discovering cocaine in brick-shaped packages with varied and unusual symbols, however by no means one with the flag of Nazi Germany.

Authorities in Peru estimate that the nation produces about 90 tonnes of medicine a yr and most leaves for Europe by sea, but additionally by small planes that carry cocaine to Bolivia, on its solution to Atlantic ports.

Peru is the world’s second-largest grower of coca leaf, in line with the United Nations, and the second-largest producer of cocaine, in line with the US Drug Enforcement Administration.