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320 Kg Of Cannabis Seized At Sea Off The Grenadines

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The crew of the French surveillance vessel Ventôse interdicted a fishing boat west of the Grenadines on Monday and seized 320 kg of cannabis.

According to the Forces armées aux Antilles Facebook page, the fishing boat had no identification marks and did not respond to radio messages.

As the navy surveillance frigate approached, the fishing vessel’s crew threw about twenty bales into the water, twelve of which tested positive for cannabis after being recovered.

The French sailors took the fishing vessel’s crew into custody and indicated that they would destroy the cannabis in the presence of French authorities per international law.

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French law enforcement officials said Monday’s cannabis seizure is an indication of the determination of the French Armed Forces in the Caribbean to pursue the fight against drug trafficking in the Caribbean relentlessly.

Headline photo courtesy Forces armées aux Antilles 

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