750kg cocaine

Police seize 750kg of cocaine

Commissioner of Police David Manning told media last night that the drugs were seized out at Papa-Lealea, but did not specify where and from whom.

“We successfully brought into our custody an estimated weight of 750 kilograms of cocaine with an Australian street value of eighty million dollars. That’s equivalent to K200 million. This is the largest drug bust or seizure in the history of Papua New Guinea,” Manning said.

“What transpired (today) has been an accumulation of two years information sharing and collaboration domestically and internationally.