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Mayotte: A boat from Madagascar with on board 22 illegal immigrants and 24 kilograms of cannabis intercepted

The marine brigade of the gendarmerie of Mayotte arrested in late last week during the night, in the East of the island of perfumes, a boat from the coast in the Northwest of Madagascar, with on board 22 passengers for most of Comorian descent, as the newspaper L'Express of Madagascar relates.
The Mounties also seized 24 kilograms of cannabis on the boat equipped with a 140 CV engine.

Two individuals were placed into custody and prosecuted for transport, possession and importation of narcotic drugs.
The investigation was entrusted to the research of the Pamandzi gendarmerie brigade.
All the arrested illegal immigrants then underwent a medical examination for a rapid health assessment, until the authorities committed against them an administrative procedure for escort to the border.

Assani Badrudin

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