Post Tagged with: "VRAE"

Police seize two tons of cocaine worth $100 million during weekend raids

Peru’s anti-drug police, Dirandro, seized nearly two tons of cocaine bound for Europe this weekend during raids on two houses used by the same organized crime ring. And according to daily La República, among those arrested was a rookie policewoman whom the traffickers infiltrated into a key police investigations unit […]

One officer dead and 11 injured in roadside ambush

One police officer is dead and 11 wounded after a police patrol was ambushed yesterday in the southern Ayacucho Department. The head of Peru’s anti-narcotics police, Gen. Miguel Hidalgo, confirmed that Officer Marisela Solier López, 21, was killed during the attack on a jungle road outside the city of Huamanguilla, […]

120 Peruvian police removed from cocaine producing region

The inspector general of the National Police is removing 120 police officers from the Apurímac and Ene river valleys, VRAE, where about 30 percent of Peru’s coca leaf, the raw material used to make cocaine, is harvested. Sixty of the officers are suspected of drug trafficking while another 27 are […]