‘Freeze, all people with their palms up’: Second Colombian army busts three males transporting 922 kilos of cocaine value $44 MILLION in a narco-sub they tried to sink
- Yeferson Torres, Pablo Torres and Flavio Mina have been arrested after being accused of transporting 922 kilos of cocaine in a man-made semi-submersible April 24
- Colombia’s armed forces and coast guard busted the narco-sub within the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Tumaco
- The suspects allegedly opened the sub’s valves in an try to sink the vessel and evade seize
- The cargo was break up into 52 giant luggage labeled ‘A3’ and have been destined for Mexico
- The three males, who recognized themselves as fishermen, have been charged with trafficking, manufacturing and carrying narcotics
That is the second Colombian safety forces arrested three males after they tried to sink a narco-sub transporting nearly $44 million in cocaine within the Pacific Ocean.
Footage of the large drug bust reveals the second the suspects, who recognized themselves as fishermen, stood on high of the vessel.
The person-made vessel stood afloat after the lads had opened the narco-sub’s valves to let the water in in an try to evade seize.
Yeferson Torres, Pablo Torres and Flavio Mina have been busted for transporting 922 kilos of cocaine in a man-made narco-sub April 24 within the Pacific Ocean off the Colombian metropolis of Tumaco
Yeferson Torres, Pablo Torres and Flavio Mina stand on high of the vessel moments after they opened the valves in an try to sink the narco-sub with 922 kilos of cocaine sure for Mexico
The Lawyer Basic’s Workplace of Colombia stated the cocaine was sure for Mexico by a drug trafficking community led by guerrilla followers of Jairo Martínez, the deceased former chief Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
‘Everyone freeze with the palms up. Everyone with the palms up,’ an officer may very well be heard shouting within the background after figuring out the investigating personnel as coast guard and armed forces members.
A complete of 922 kilos of cocaine have been break up into 52 packs and faraway from the vessel throughout the April 24 incident, in accordance with a press release from the Lawyer Basic’s Workplace of Colombia.
Every of the packages, stamped ‘A3’, was sure for Mexico by a drug trafficking community linked to followers of Jairo Martínez, the deceased former chief of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
A complete of 922 kilos of cocaine break up into 52 luggage have been faraway from the narco-sub
Authorities guard the 922 kilos of cocaine
A narco-sub used to move 922 kilos of cocaine is lifted to a coast guard cutter after Colombian safety forces intercepted it April 24 in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Tumaco
A coast guard cutter was capable of anchor the sub to forestall it from going underwater earlier than it was taken to a close-by port for a full inspection.
Yeferson Torres, Pablo Torres and Flavio Mina have been charged with trafficking, manufacturing and carrying narcotics.
Not one of the suspects claimed duty for the cocaine cargo, which was destined for Mexico.