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Approximately Three Tons of Marijuana Seized

Almost three tons of presumed marijuana were seized on Wednesday by the Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigative Body (CICPC) in Junín Municipality in the Venezuelan state of Táchira.

The Minister of People’s Power for the Interior and Justice, Tareck El Aissami, announced that three Colombians and one Venezuelan belonging to the narco-paramilitary organization “Los Rastrojos” had been arrested.

“This is a significant strike against the narco-paramilitary mafias that come from Colombia who strangely pass through without any type of vigilance on the part of the Colombian authorities,” stated El Aissami.

The Minister explained that 2,815 kilograms of marijuana were seized, hidden within a shipment of refrigerators in a truck crossing the border town of Rubio in Junín Municipality.  

“We have demonstrated efficiency in our sovereign governmental policies.”

El Aissami stressed that the national government, through its security institutions, has the capacity to combat drug-trafficking organizations.

 This brings the total weight of drugs seized by Venezuelan security bodies this year to 44 tons.

Bolivarian News Agency, Press Unit of the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United States / September 3, 2009

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