A large shipment of cocaine found on a wild beach of Bethells in the West of Auckland in New Zealand. On the black market the total cost of the drug would be about $ 2 million, reports The Guardian.
Police were on the scene after reports of local residents about the packages printed on them mysterious signs. Examination showed that in 19 of the packages was cocaine. Likely to believe law enforcement officers, the drug was thrown overboard by the smugglers, fearing the raids.
“There is a small chance that the beach will be other packages of the party,” said a police spokesman. He asked citizens to report such findings and announced that in the area launched search operation and held regular patrols.
According to the publication, New Zealand and close to it Australia — world leaders in the consumption of cocaine per capita. At the same kilogram of the drug on the black market is worth about 250 thousand dollars — five times more than in the UK, where for the same amount of pay 50-60 thousand dollars.
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