Members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) seized more than 77 kilograms of drugs, specifically marijuana, at the Citizen Attention Post (PAC) in Mérida state, reported the head of the FANB Strategic Operational Command (Ceofanb), Domingo Hernández Lárez.
In a message posted on his account on the social network Twitter, Hernández Lárez explained that the drug was hidden inside cassava tubers.
«In PAC in Mérida they are seized more than 77 kg of marijuana hidden inside cassava tubers. #FANB in the fight against drug trafficking,” he posted on Twitter.
Marijuana plants seized
Likewise, the Head of Ceofanb indicated that officials of the Territorial Defensive System, SDT, in Cerro Tiranda, of the Trujillo stateapprehended in flagrante delicto three citizens who were seized 27 marijuana plants and six packages of suspected drug weighing eight kilograms.
“SDT officials in the Cerro de Tiranda sector, Boconó Edo. Trujillo, they carried out the arrest in flagrante delicto of 03 citizens who were seized 27 Cannabis Sativa (Marijuana) plants and 06 panela-type wrappers of alleged drug with an approximate weight of 8,061 Kg,” Hernández Lárez said on Twitter.
Drug in parcel services
On the other hand, Hernández Lárez reported this Sunday that at the Citizen Attention Post (PAC) in the state of Táchira, during an inspection of Wed Encomiendas, 16 packages of alleged marijuana were seized.
“In the PAC Peracal Edo Táchira, during an inspection of the Wed Encomiendas service, 16 packages of an alleged drug called marijuana were seized, weighing 8,315 kg, hidden in a power generator from Colombia, bound for the city of Caracas. », affirmed Hernández Lárez on the social network.
The FANB continues its frontal fight against drug trafficking and, given this premise, it remains deployed at all control points in the country.
These policies are promoted by the Bolivarian Government, led by the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, who has ratified the actions against drug trafficking.
In this sense, military personnel continue to scrutinize the borders and control points of the entire national territory, to put an end to the drug trafficking groups that intend to use Venezuela as a platform for the transfer of drugs.
The “FANB deployed on our borders, exercising sovereignty,” stressed Hernández Lárez.
“Venezuela is a territory of peace, the installation of narco arms structures, illegal mining, or human trafficking will not be allowed,” he said.