The Montrealer accused of importing 95 kg of cocaine in Australia with the help of two young Quebec women pleaded guilty on Friday to a charge of importing drugs in commercial quantities.

Andre Jorge Tamine, 64, was arrested in August 2016 aboard the Sea Princess boat in Sydney Harbor. He had just completed a luxurious two-month cruise around the world alongside Isabelle Lagacé, 30, and Mélina Roberge, 24