“Troia Operation”: Two more suspects arrested and woman released by court

Praia, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – The Public Prosecutor ordered on Wednesday to detain two more suspects from “Troia Operation” and also the woman who had been released by the court last July, when six suspects of trafficking in drugs were sent to custody.

Judicial sources report that the three suspects were arrested by the Judiciary Police (PJ), a flagrant offense, in compliance with a warrant from the Public Prosecutor, because they believe there are facts that could incriminate them.

They began to be heard on Wednesday by the District Court of Praia, so should, according to judicial sources, know today the respective measures of coercion applied by the judge.

In this operation, launched in early July, in the neighborhood of Achada Eugénio Lima, in Praia, the PJ was reinforced by the Armed Forces and seized 11.878 kilograms of cocaine and cash in the sum of 16.137.684 escudos. Ten people were arrested, of which six were in custody on charges of drug trafficking.



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