Peruvian police anti-drug squad members disguised as Santa Claus and an elf to arrest a suspected cocaine and dope vendor. The officers wearing purple, white and inexperienced outfits as they broke into the home to apprehend their suspect.
The brokers dressed up in purple, white and inexperienced outfits with flak jackets hidden beneath. (Picture: AFP)
Peruvian police drugs-squad members disguised as Santa Claus and an elf swooped right into a home in Lima to not ship items however to seize a suspected cocaine and dope vendor as a part of an anti-drug operation.
The brokers, wearing purple, white and inexperienced outfits with flak jackets hidden beneath, arrived in an undercover van on Sunday earlier than breaking into the home with a big hammer to apprehend their suspect.
“We’re the police, we’re the inexperienced squad, that is an anti-drug operation,” one of many brokers yelled in footage filmed by police of the raid, as he pinned the suspect to the bottom and handcuffed him within the Villa El Salvador district of Lima.
The tactic of launching raids significantly to take down drug gangs utilizing operatives in dress-up is a standard tactic of Peruvian police to guarantee the ingredient of shock which, they are saying, has introduced some notable successes lately.
Image launched by the Peruvian Nationwide Police of policemen disguised as Santa Claus and an elf presenting to the press an alleged drug trafficker. (Picture: AFP)
The arrested man had been videotaped promoting medicine outdoors his residence close to a college, a police spokesman stated. On the home, police discovered a bag with a whole bunch of small baggage that appeared to comprise medicine, a revolver and a balaclava, he stated.
“With the outcomes we’re seeing, a major quantity of medicine has been confiscated, each marijuana and primary cocaine paste in ketes (small packages of medicine), a firearm has additionally been seized,” stated Colonel Fredy Velasquez, head of the Grupo Terna medicine squad.