The World Cup football trophy made of cocaine. (Photo: AP)
Airports anti-drug chief Col Jose Piedrahita says that Colombian authorities found the unusual statue during a routine security check by anti-drug agents Friday in a mail warehouse at Bogota’s international airport.
The 36 cm (14 inch) statue was inside a box headed for Madrid, Spain. The statue was painted gold with green stripes on the base.
Mr Piedrahita said that laboratory tests confirmed the cup was made of 11 kilos (24 pounds) of cocaine mixed with acetone or gasoline to make it moldable. Continue reading… “World Cup Made Of Cocaine Seized In Colombia”