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Colombian police find World Cup trophy made of cocaine

07-05-2010 14:51 BJT Special Report: World Cup 2010 |

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Colombian authorities have confiscated a replica of the World Cup trophy made of cocaine at Bogota's international airport.

The airport's anti-drug chief, said the cocaine statue was found inside a carton in a mail warehouse and was destined for Spain.

Laboratory tests confirmed the trophy was made from 11 kilos of cocaine mixed with acetone or gasoline, to make it into a paste that could be molded.

Police said the investigation would continue as they tried to confirm the identities of those slated to receive the shipment in Spain.


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