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Huge stash of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes AGAIN

Police believe the smugglers made “logistical errors” in both instances.

AROUND €15 MILLION worth of cocaine has been found in boxes of bananas delivered to 14 different Aldi supermarkets in Berlin.

This is the second time the drug has been found tucked inside the supermarkets fruit deliveries.

In January of last year 140 kilos of cocaine, worth around €6 million, was also found in Aldi banana boxes.

Police believe the smugglers made “logistical errors” in both instances.

Germany Drug Haul Source: AP

The 386-kilo shipment is the largest amount of drugs to be discovered in any single operation in the German capital.

Police in Berlin have posted photos of the drugs on Twitter:

Police spokesman Stefan Redlich told the Berlin-Brandenburg radio station RBB that the smugglers probably made a “logistical error” along the presumed route from Colombia to Hamburg. ”The route across the Atlantic is known by police”.

The wrong container was probably used when the merchandise was put on board ship. Or possibly, there wasn’t time for the smugglers to unload it when it arrived in Hamburg.

Read: Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed ‘logistical error’ by drug smugglers>

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