A boat carrying 3,700 kilos of cocaine has been intercepted in Canary Island water.

The boat is presumed to have come from Senegal according to police sources. The six crew on board are from Holland and Ghana, they have been arrested and are being taken for questioning in Las Palmas.

A statement from the National Police said the drugs were in 128 bales on board the Panamanian registered vessel. ‘Opnor’. The intervention of the police had stopped the drugs being transferred onto smaller speedboats.