Tanzania: Over 1Tonne Of Heroin Seized & 7 Arrested.

By Xinhua News Agency…..

Tanzania’s anti-narcotics watchdog said on Saturday it has seized more than one tonne of heroin and arrested seven suspects.

Gerald Kusaya, the commissioner-general of the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA), said the drugs were seized in the early hours of Saturday while they were being transported in a boat in the Indian Ocean.

Anti-narcotics police in collaboration with the navy intercepted the heroin in the coastal waters off port town Kilwa Masoko in Lindi region, Kusaya told a news conference in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam.

Kusaya said all the seven suspects were found in the boat with the contraband.