Panama police say they arrested two Panamanian nationals who have been touring in a automobile carrying 79 packages of illicit medicine.
Native media recognized one of many detainees as Guna Yala Governor Erick Martelo.
Police stated they acted on a whistleblower and stopped the automobile within the early hours of Tuesday native time at a roadblock.
They discovered the medicine hidden underneath the seats.
Panamanian President Nito Cortizo has referred to as on the Minister of the Inside to prepare the governor’s speedy dismissal.
To date, there was no remark from Mr. Martelo or anybody representing him.
Guna Yala is situated on the Caribbean coast of Panama and is dwelling to the indigenous Guna individuals.
Within the south, it borders Colombia and its lengthy shoreline has lengthy been utilized by cocaine traffickers to smuggle their items north.