Speaking to a Czech public radio station, the head of the anti-drug police unit said cocaine believed to be from Central America.
Employees in supermarkets in the Czech Republic I could not believe their eyes… They found 840 kilos of cocaine, worth 68 million pounds, in boxes of bananas! The bananas, according to the Guardian, were sent to the cities of Jicin and Rychnov nad Kneznou, in the northern part of the country.
The quantity – its record cocaineaccording to police, is estimated to reach 68 million pounds, about 58 million euros.
«Supermarket workers found cocaine cubes in boxes of bananas“, The police said on Twitter, where they also posted photos of some of the confiscated cocaine.
Ist rCriminalists on all dossier controls 840 kg of cocaine. In a wide range of distributions, at a price of 3 grams per gram, by tato zásilka vydělala prodejcům více než 2 billion korun.‼‼#policiepp https://t.co/KcNrctHxEi
– Policie (R (@PolicieCZ) June 10, 2022
Speaking on a Czech public radio station, Jakub Frydrych, head of the anti-drug police unitsaid the cocaine is believed to have originated in Central America.
Posted in Twitterthe Czech police shared pictures of the confiscated cocaine and stated: “Cargo information leads outside the Czech Republic, so we will use international police and justice cooperation».
In 2015, 100 kilos of cocaine were discovered in a Czech supermarket in Prague and in 1999 Czech police seized 117kg of cocaine, packed amid dried fruit in a warehouse north of the city.