NUCTECH Assisted the Namibian Police and Customs in Seizing Cocaine
Not long ago, at the Walvis Bay Port of Namibia, the combined mobile container/vehicle inspection equipment made by NUCTECH assisted the Namibian police and customs authority in seizing 412 kilograms of cocaine worth about 206 million Namibian dollars (about US$15.8 million), making it one of the biggest cocaine busts in Africa.
According to the local media, the drugs were mixed in a batch of printing paper which was imported as office supplies. Something suspicious was found after the container was scanned with the security inspection equipment made by NUCTECH. The Namibian police and customs personnel opened the container after the consignee arrived at the port, and found a large amount of heroin hidden in the packing boxes for printing paper. The case is under investigation.
The seizure has had a profound impact on cracking down on transnational drug smuggling and safeguarding local social stability. It has also further highlighted the important role that the equipment made by NUCTECH plays in the anti-smuggling and anti-drug work carried out by the customs.