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New Zealand: High-ho Silver! €9mil of cocaine found in diamond-encrusted HORSE head

New Zealand, Auckland
July 4, 2016 at 08:45 GMT +00:00 · Published

Customs authorities released footage in Auckland, Saturday, of what is considered to be New Zealand's biggest-ever cocaine bust.

Concealed in a 400kg (881lbs) diamond-encrusted horse head sculpture, customs officers seized 35kg (77lbs) of high-grade cocaine, with an estimated street value of NZD $14 million (€9 million).

The authorities also stated that a Mexican and an US citizen had been arrested and charged with 'importing and possessing a class-A drug' at the Auckland International Airport, while attempting to depart for Hawaii.

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Customs authorities released footage in Auckland, Saturday, of what is considered to be New Zealand's biggest-ever cocaine bust.

Concealed in a 400kg (881lbs) diamond-encrusted horse head sculpture, customs officers seized 35kg (77lbs) of high-grade cocaine, with an estimated street value of NZD $14 million (€9 million).

The authorities also stated that a Mexican and an US citizen had been arrested and charged with 'importing and possessing a class-A drug' at the Auckland International Airport, while attempting to depart for Hawaii.

Mandatory Credit: Tvnz

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