Major drug find in Russian Embassy

In the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires is nearly 400 kilos of cocaine were found.

The drug find was already more than a year ago, but is under its hat in connection with the investigation. That have the Argentine authorities announced Thursday. Security Minister Patricia Bullrich Shopping mall told that five people have been arrested in connection with the case, of whom three in Russia.

End 2016 discovered Embassy staff that in one of the buildings of the diplomatic representation 389 a drug bust was hiding. The stuff was sitting in twelve cases, which as diplomatic luggage to Russia. The Argentine police were informed and who decided in collaboration with colleagues in Russia to the cocaine replaced by flour and the load to follow with gps equipment.

Now, 14 months later, the surgery is completed. Bullrich Shopping Mall said that in her country a Russian officer and an Argentine police officer have been detained. A sixth suspect is still on the run. He probably will stay in Germany.

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