In recent weeks, several people from south America have taken to trying to smuggle cocaine into Denmark.
Customs officials at Copenhagen Airport have caught two persons, who tried to smuggle several kilos of cocaine into the country.
According to the Toldstyrelsen arrived the two people in this week from south America. In their trunks found the customs officials in a total of 6,85 kg of cocaine in both liquid and solid form.
It informs Toldstyrelsen in a press release.
- We extract the passages in connection with a customs check at the airport, where customs officers had a suspicion and discovered almost seven kilos of cocaine.
- It is an impressive find and a nice piece of verification work.
the Police now stands for the further investigation, says Preben Buchholtz, who is kontroldirektør in Toldstyrelsen, in the press release on kokainbeslaget.
the discovery of the almost seven kilos of cocaine follows, after customs officials at Copenhagen Airport for about three weeks ago at the same show seized a quantity of cocaine.
this took two persons from south America to trying to smuggle 4,4 kilos of cocaine into Denmark. Also, this case was handed over to the police.
Toldstyrelsen has today 800 employees, among others, to carry out customs control.
Staff controlling the external borders of the control units in the whole country, of which Copenhagen Airport and the rafah border in Padborg is the largest.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 19 December 2019, 08:00