Panama governor stopped in car with 79 drug parcels

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Police in Panama say they have got detained two Panamanian nationals who have been travelling in a automobile sporting 79 packets of unlawful medicine.

Native media have recognized one of the most detained because the governor of Guna Yala, Erick Martelo. He has since been got rid of from place of work.

The police mentioned they’d been performing on a tip-off and stopped the automobile within the early hours of Tuesday at a highway block.

They discovered the medicine stashed beneath the seats.

Thus far, there was no remark from Mr Martelo or someone representing him.

Guna Yala is positioned on Panama’s Caribbean coast and is house to the indigenous Guna other people.

Within the south it borders with Colombia and its lengthy beach has lengthy been utilized by cocaine traffickers to smuggle their items north.

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