The French Navy announces the seizure of 4 tons of drugs in the Arabian Sea

The French Navy announced on Monday it had seized half a ton of heroin and 3.5 tonnes of cannabis resin when it intercepted an unflagged boat in the Arabian Sea.

Its value is 50 million euros

The naval command for the Indian Ocean region, based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, said the drugs, worth fifty million euros, had been seized after a French frigate intercepted the vessel on December 27. .

Designed for the European market

According to the statement, the drug “may have a part destined for the European market”.

The French frigate operated as part of the “Combined Duty Force 150” (CTF 150), an international alliance of naval forces based in Bahrain, with the aim of strengthening maritime security in the region.

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