Local August 21, 2019 | 8:10 am

40 raids, 54 properties searched after most wanted kingpin

Santo Domingo.- Through 40 simultaneous operations nationwide, National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) agents and prosecutor raided 54 properties of César Emilio Peralta (César el Abusador), alleged leader of a powerful international drug trafficking network.

Since Tue. morning a team of more than 700 people, including career prosecutors, DNCD agents, with court orders, searched discos, restaurants, shops, exchange houses and apartments in search of Peralta and members of its criminal structure.

Among the properties raided in Santo Domingo, Santiago and La Romana provinces figured nightclubs, exchange houses, discos, bars and condos, where computers, documents and hookahs were seized.