A 50-year-old Brazilian visitor was detained and referred to criminal court, for smuggling (54) capsules of cocaine drugs in his stomach, while being on a transit trip to an African country.
Japanese authorities have seized a record-breaking 400 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated $73 million in a bust at a port in the city of Kobe, a customs spokesman said on Friday.
Police describe it as the first "narcosubmarine" to be intercepted in Europe.
They were only able to determine the amount of drugs inside after they managed to refloat the vessel three days later and tow it to a nearby port. They found 152 bundles with three tonnes of cocaine, Spanish police said in a statement.
The trio were rescued after seven hours of using their illegal cargo as makeshift life rafts in the shark-infested waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Actor-producer Yuvraj S. Singh, a close friend of late star Sushant Singh Rajput, says not only does the drug culture prevail in Bollywood, it is also a way to move around in the industry. He claimed that most A-list actors are addicted to cocaine.
Alert airport officials started suspecting the package when they noticed it was addressed to “Santino D'Antonio” — the name of a mafia boss in the “John Wick” movie franchise.