Feb 25th, 2013
Officials of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) of Ghana have made the largest seizure of cocaine in recent years at the Tema Harbour. The drug, estimated to be 200 kilogrammes, with a street value of $12 million, was concealed in a 40-footer container filled with 1,946 boxes of shampoo imported fro...
Oct 1st, 2012
Drug smugglers packed hollowed out fruit with 16.5lbs of cocaine worth £750,000 in an attempt to smuggle it into the country by plane. Hidden among a delivery of fruit and vegetables, customs officers discovered the illegal haul when the flight from Ghana landed at Heathrow airport on Tuesday. The co...
Feb 14th, 2012
A Ghanaian drug baron who connived with three foreigners to import more than two tones (2,000 kilogrammes) of cocaine from Columbia for re-export to The Gambia in 2010 has been arrested. The street value of the cocaine is estimated at $400 million. The security agencies, acting in concert with offici...