Army intercepts a plane carrying more than 400 kg of cocaine in Oaxacas

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The drug was transferred to a Cessna C-182 type aircraft, registration N3940 (Photo: Sedena)

The Mexican military reported that last Monday, 22 November, in cooperation with the Mexican Air Force, it had managed to intercept an aircraft carrying more than one 400 kg cocaine In the municipality of Chahuits, Oaxaca.

“By implementing procedures for monitoring and protecting national airspace, An illegal aircraft was detected, for which air intercept units, surveillance platforms and ground and air response forces were deployed.”, the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena) said in a statement.

The aircraft, Type Cessna C-183, with registration number N3940, was detected by radar of the Air Surveillance System (SIVA) and later intercepted at the town of Trejo, Chahuits, after members of the armed forces established a siege in the area. had gone. , Inside, officers found 390 package containing 13 sacks with white powder, whose total weight is 400 kg.

Sedena reported that the drugs and the aircraft were placed at the disposal of the relevant authorities, Which will determine the chemical opinion and official weight.

The bulletin concluded, “With these actions, the Mexican Army and Air Force reaffirmed their commitment to ensuring the well-being and safety of civilians, contributing to the guarantee of the peace and security of Mexico with the Government of Mexico.”

Photo: @PelotonMexicanoHr / Fb.
Photo: @PelotonMexicanoHr / Fb.

A day before the last seizure, in Mexicali, Baja California, Sedena intercepted another overloaded aircraft. 200 kilograms of narcotics the price is 384 million pesos.

As per the official report, these works were done by the coordinator Army And this Air Force, After locating the second plane Type Cessna C-206, Matrix XB-JWK, who flew from los mochiso, sinaloa,

Army maintains procedures aerospace surveillance In Mexican territory when he was reported to have illegally flown a plane. they soon appeared ground and air intercept units To cover possible landing areas.

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With follow-up work, it was established that the aircraft would descend ajido hermosillo, the border is attached to the municipality.

Photo: @PelotonMexicanoHr / Fb.
Photo: @PelotonMexicanoHr / Fb.

“Soldier Under Jurisdiction” second military zone concentrated in the area, built a security fence and They achieved the arrest of 3 persons and insurance”, highlighted Sedena.

During a review he found 161 PKGS with 173,505 kg From cocaine, 55 package with bullets fentanyl, whose weight is . was established in 40,475 kg, in addition to the following $40,000,

“The detainees and the insured were made available to the relevant authorities pending chemical reports and official weigh-ins.”

According to Sedna, the estimated price of this drug in the national market will be $384 million 261 thousand 421.80 Mexican pesos, It was not specified, but everything indicates that it will be a shipment Sinaloa Cartel,

“This activity was carried out with strict adherence to the rule of law and with full respect for human rights,” the agency said.

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

just last wednesday united states government Told that it is going through the deadliest drug epidemic in the history of the country.

According to data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Over 100,000 people died of overdose in 2020.

international crime organizations Sinaloa Cartel And this Jalisco New Generation Cartel According to data from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), (CJNGs) are the main providers.

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