100kg of cocaine found in bananas destined for supermarket

2015-04-03 14:58

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Prague - Czech police say they have seized a record amount of cocaine in a shipment of bananas for a supermarket.

Barbora Kudlackova, spokesperson for the police anti-narcotics unit says more than 100 kilograms of cocaine was packed among the bananas.

Kudlackova said on Friday that it was a random find and that the seizure had a street value of about $40 million.

Kudlackova confirmed that the seizure was bigger than the country's previous record of 117 kilograms in 1999.

Police said it would be inopportune to disclose any other details given the ongoing nature of the investigation.

Similar seizures have been made in recent years in Denmark and Germany.

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