According to a report by Fox News, local time on July 9th, on Sunday (July 7), cocaine worth more than US$1.8 million (approximately RMB 12.3894 million) was washed off the coast of the Philippines. It is one of a series of similar discoveries this year.
Mauban police found 7 large pieces of cocaine on the coast of Barangay Cagsiay in Quezon area. The authorities estimated that the street value of these “bricks” exceeded US$1.8 million (approximately RMB 12.3894 million yuan).
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), at that time, the family was having a picnic on the beach, and suddenly something floated on the water. The family came closer and found these "bricks" suspicious, so they collected them. After suspecting that they might be packaged drugs, the family contacted the police.
despite the authorities The substance is still being tested, but the local police have posted a post on Facebook confirming that the substance is cocaine.
The latest discovery this year was found on a beach in the Philippines this year One of a series of mysterious cocaine.
According to the Philippine National News Agency It is reported that in May of this year, the Philippine National Police found 12 boxes in the waters near Gubat, Sorsogon, containing 40 pieces of cocaine, valued at about 4.2 million U.S. dollars (approximately RMB 28,908,600). After local fishermen discovered these cocaine , And handed them over to the local police immediately.
In addition, in April this year, more than 40 pieces of cocaine were also found in the sea near Burgos, Surigao del Norte. Before that, in February of this year, more cocaine bricks were found intermittently on the beach.
However, the authorities have not said the specific source of these cocaine.
Sanho Tree, a researcher of the Drug Policy Project of the Policy Research Institute, told reporters that these drugs are likely to come from drug dealers who "try to throw away these illegal substances before being caught."