The largest value of the consignment of drugs in the country’s history.
On Board the plane that crashed in the Dad-Lily near Port Moresby, was 750 kilograms of cocaine. According to police, the drugs were intended for Australia, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
The Commissioner of the local police David manning stated that the cost of cargo, according to preliminary estimates, is about 86 million dollars.
Australian pilot of a light aircraft Cessna 402C was arrested and charged with illegal entry into the country. Police said he cooperated with the investigation and after his arrest was additionally detected 28 packets of drugs.
According to manning and Papua New Guinea, and the Australian police continue to cooperate to hunt down the source of the drugs, as well as local collaborators in both countries.