Saturday, January 31, 2009

Biggest cocaine capture ever in Romania

BUCHAREST, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- As many as 1.2 tonnes of cocaine were captured Friday afternoon in Romania's Constanta Port, announced Aurelian Pavel, head of organized Crime and Anti-drug Combating Office (BCCOA).

This is the biggest amount of this drug category captured in Romania ever and also the biggest capture in Europe in last ten years.

The drugs were hidden in a container arrived from Brazil on Dec23, 2008 and its accompanying documents read it was loaded with fir timber, BCCOA head Aurelian Pavel said.

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