Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Oz cops lasso 100 kg of cocaine at Sydney airport

Two insiders used their employment and access to freight handling operations at Sydney’s international airport to facilitate the removal of five large bags containing the cocaine from a container in the cargo hold of an aircraft, recently arrived from South Africa. The two transferred the five bags to a car outside an airport freight terminal. All three men were arrested shortly after the handover. Each of the five bags contained bricks wrapped in black plastic. Each bag containing about 20 kgs of cocaine. 5 were busted in all. The maximum penalty is life imprisonment.