‘Freeze, everyone with their fingers 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 and sink the vessel and evade seize
- The cargo was cut 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 virtually $44 million in cocaine within the Pacific Ocean.
Footage of the huge drug bust exhibits the second the suspects, who recognized themselves as fishermen, stood on prime 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 and 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 prime of the vessel moments after they opened the valves in an try and sink the narco-sub with 922 kilos of cocaine certain for Mexico
The Legal professional Basic’s Workplace of Colombia mentioned the cocaine was certain for Mexico by a drug trafficking community led by guerrilla followers of Jairo Martínez, the deceased former chief Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
‘All people freeze with the fingers up. All people with the fingers up,’ an officer could possibly 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 cut up into 52 packs and faraway from the vessel in the course of the April 24 incident, in keeping with an announcement from the Legal professional Basic’s Workplace of Colombia.
Every of the packages, stamped ‘A3’, was certain 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 cut 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 in a position to 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 accountability for the cocaine cargo, which was destined for Mexico.