Armenian authorities arrest suspected criminal syndicate member behind smuggling of ton of cocaine from Ecuador




YEREVAN, MAY 24, ARMENPRESS. A suspect has been arrested by Armenian authorities in the investigation into the thwarted smuggling of over a ton of cocaine from Ecuador.

The National Security Service said in a statement on May 24 that a member of a criminal syndicate has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit drug trafficking and drug smuggling.

The suspect, identified only by initials M. GH., is the Head of Imports and Acquisitions Department of Mrgeni – a fruit importing company.