- Published: Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:54
Intelligence supplied by the Vanuatu Customs was essential to the seizure of approximately 70 kilograms of cocaine in a joint operation by the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, and Queensland Police Service.
The seizure took place on Tuesday this week in Coomera, Queensland, Australia.
The haul, which is the largest in Queensland’s history, was seized from the yacht Solay that a media release says departed Vanuatu bound for Australia on Saturday,August 15,2015.
Vanuatu Customs had been monitoring the yacht and provided information to the Australian authorities, including the number of people on board and the date it set sail for Australia.