Colombia: little known drug route from Bogota to China, two mules sentenced to death

Posted on September 2, 2012 • Filed under: China, Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity

Didn’t use traditional method of transporting – used liquid cocaine wrapped in latex— reported – Two Colombians are condemned to death in China. In that same distant place, five others already sentenced to prison for life, and 25 more with sentences ranging from 12 to 20 years in prison. In Hong Kong, there are another 48 arrested for drug trafficking. All have fallen in the past two years in the country where drug traffickers earners, as the wholesale price of a kilo of cocaine is $ 55,000. In Europe, is around 30,000 or $ 35,000, and the United States is about 20,000….

Colombian authorities was little they knew of the Chinese route. “When they began to fall the first flight taking mules discovered that not happen by the United States or Europe. Came out of Bogotá, followed Lima (Peru), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Dubai (UAE), Hong Kong, some stayed there, but many continued to Guangzhou (China).’s a trip that takes about four days, “he told one of the officers WEEK group of Special Crimes Sijin Bogota. That simple fact was the starting point for discovering the network that was behind the shipment of tens of mules. Read Article

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