Police in Panama say they’ve detained two Panamanian nationals who had been travelling in a automotive wearing 79 packets of unlawful medication.
Native media have recognized one of the vital detained because the governor of Guna Yala, Erick Martelo. He has since been got rid of from place of work.
The police mentioned they’d been performing on a tip-off and stopped the auto within the early hours of Tuesday at a highway block.
They discovered the medicine stashed beneath the seats.
To this point, there was no remark from Mr Martelo or any individual representing him.
Guna Yala is situated on Panama’s Caribbean coast and is house to the indigenous Guna other folks.
Within the south it borders with Colombia and its lengthy beach has lengthy been utilized by cocaine traffickers to smuggle their items north.