More than eight tons of drugs seized in the AM are incinerated by the Civil Police

According to police, material queimado custaria pelo menos R$ 130 million organized crime. In 2017, apreensões já resultaram na apreensão de mais de 13 tons.
15/12/2017 16h42 - Updated 18/12/2017 16h29
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The Civil Police of Amazonas incinerated on Friday (15) more than eight tons of drugs derived from seizures made between the months of August and December in the State. This is the largest amount of drugs burned by Amazon security forces in at least a decade. In 2017, police operations have resulted in the seizure of 13,8 tons of narcotics, representing an estimated loss of approximately R $ 130 million organized crime.

With the incineration Friday, all drugs seized by security forces so far has been destroyed. Throughout the year, other two firings occurred. According to the deputy governor and Secretary of Homeland Security, Bosco Saraiva, date marks the successful work of the Amazon policemen, in this year, They have learned the bulk of the history of drugs, disrupting gangs and generating greater safety to the population.

“It is a Security Department intelligence work efficiency and the specialized bodies of the Police, on a set of actions, have made those millions seizures today saw smoke”, said the deputy governor, that accompanied the destruction of drugs alongside the PC-AM summit.

Eight tons of incinerated drugs, 4,5 are tons of marijuana and 3,5 tons of cocaine. The drug was seized in the period from August to December.

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