Cuba: 273 people sentenced to prison for drug offenses in 2012

Posted on February 20, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Cuba, Police/Military Activity

Cuba sentenced 273 people with sentences ranging from six to ten years in prison for drug-related offenses in 2012, the year in which they seized the island in 3045 kilos of narcotics, according to official figures released today. Havana. Altogether, over last year in the country were penalized 628 people for offenses or drug offenses, of which 43 percent were sentenced to imprisonment “in correspondence with the severity” of legislation Cuban in these cases, the official newspaper Granma published. Read Article

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