News briefing – Week of 3 October

  • Peruvian authorities burned 7.7 tons of drugs seized in recent months between June and October, seen as a success in the war on drugs. The drugs included cocaine, marijuana and opium.
  • Police from Toronto seized 93 kilograms of drugs, including cocaine, crystal meth and MDMA, with a total street value of $8.98 million, following a six-week investigation. It is the largest-value drug seizure in Toronto police history.