Drugs found on general cargo ship MSC Grace

By Accidents

Police boarded the general cargo ship MSC Grace while she was approaching Port Louis, on Monday August 31, 2015.

Drugs found on general cargo ship MSC Grace

Image: Wolfgang Berthel

The vessel was en route from Toamasina via La Réunion, several miles off Mauritius, when the police received a possible drug contraband tip.

When the ship was searched, police officers have found a 1,5 kilo of heroin with a market value of EU 562.500.

The ship’s master was arrested and the rest 26 crewmembers were interrogated.

In the morning of September 1, MSC Grace was docked in Port Louis.