The answer through Whatsapp was immediate. He said his name was Jorge and he could sell ‘popper,’ a liquid substance that is used as a drug. In the message, the dealer explained that it comes in four presentations. They are small glass jars and must be inhaled. But on Tuesday, the Quito police agents seized 40 of those containers, arrested 10 people and after that raid it became known that this drug is currently commercialized through social networks.
The first investigations found that the detainees would be part of of a micro-trafficking gang that commercialized ‘popper’ in four districts of northern Quito. They also distributed it in coastal cities, especially tourist spots like beaches. Now, investigators are behind other retailers of this substance, which even causes a euphoric state and is a sexual stimulant (I).