During the inspection of the cargo, bags with white powder were found. The expertise showed that this was cocaine. The total weight of the found drugs is 257 kg, it is around $51 million.
The Security Service opened a criminal proceeding. The establishment is trying to define the individuals involved in the smuggling process through this channel.
According to the State Border Guard Service, the drug came from Ecuador to Yuzhnyi sea port with "banana" cargo. 220 bricks of cocaine were found in total.