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Santo Domingo.- The National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) revealed Wednesday that a shipment of rulos, a variety of plantains seized prior to being placed aboard a flight to New York, had been stuffed with 117 tubes of cocaine found in a container during a spot inspection in Las Americas International Airport.

The drug was packed in the company identified as “Compañía Vegetales Santiago,” located in Moca (north), according to a statement by the agency issued Wednesday.

It said three people were detained for questioning thus far and the arrest of others is expected in the next few hours.

The weight of the drug, inserted by the tips of the plantain, had yet to be specified as of mid-morning,

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6 comment(s)
Written by: matador, 14 Dec 2011 10:21 AM
From: United States,
what a waste of Tostones

Is a Shame''''our country had become so Corrupt'' no wonder why people over there are saying that DR is coming to be an unlivable place. thanks to our own Dominican Citizen. walke the Fck** up mi gentes.

Written by: xwill7, 14 Dec 2011 12:50 PM
From: United States, El cuarto bate
I hope that these fools do not ruin everyone elses right to bring some real vegetables back when we travel.
Written by: riosm, 14 Dec 2011 1:09 PM
From: United States
LOL And the platanos were also found stuffed in......
Written by: WalterPolo, 14 Dec 2011 3:48 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Puerto Plata
Gives a whole new meaning to the word "aplatanado"..
Written by: Visitor, 14 Dec 2011 6:34 PM
From: Netherlands Antilles, San Maarten
At lease people give some credits to the inspectors and OR policias,,,they are finding stuffs,,,even if they take their part and report less,but they're doing something,,,,
Written by: FedericoD, 14 Dec 2011 10:36 PM
From: Canada
WalterPolo ... What about the Phyto!!! Who signed off on this?

... what a laugh ... phytosanitary certificates issued for hollow plantains ... absolute madness ...
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