Panama: Cocaine hidden under bananas, yams
February 26 , 2016
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Once again, cocaine has been intercepted in a drug bust associated with fresh produce.
On Monday, Panama's National Border Service (Senafront) found 85 packets of the drug underneath several sacks of bananas and yams in a pick-up truck in the Punuloso de Darién area, website Telemetro.com reported.
In a separate operation in Chubasco, Santa Fe, Senafront found 32 packets of marijuana in a residence following a tip-off.
The authorities said two people were arrested after the operation, including a Panamanian woman.