The Mexican authorities announced on Wednesday the seizure of 220 kilograms of fentanyl from Spain at customs at the international airport in the state capital, Mexico City.
Mexico’s Treasury Department has elaborated that the drug was found “with beige powder” in kegs with plastic bags before laboratory tests determined it was a fentanyl precursor.
“We will not give an inch to organized crime,” said General Customs Administration (AGA) director Horacio Duarte Olivares, who stressed that the authorities are working to “prevent smuggling and the entry of drugs that attack. ” against national security “.
“A mechanism is in place to ensure that customs operations are carried out carefully and on time, that guarantees entry of tax revenues and prevents entry of weapons and drugs,” he said.