Hashish to ashes: Colombian police discover 47th cannabis hidden in a COFFIN on the way to the Venezuelan border
- Hearse with a coffin was stopped traveling near Pamplona, Colombia
- The police discovered 514 packaged packages of cannabis hidden in a wooden box
- Anesthetics stored in box and wrapped in tape weighed more than 47st (300 kilos)
- Mourning car was on its way to Cucuta on the border between Colombia and Venezuela
The Colombian police discovered that more than 47th cannabis was smuggled into a wooden coffin.
Officers made the unusual discovery during a routine stop at a checkpoint near Pamplona in northern Santander.
In total there were 514 packages packed in tape with 300 kilos of marijuana hidden in the box, El Tiempo reports.
The Colombian police grabbed a coffin full of cannabis while the hearse in which it was traveling was on its way to the border with Venezuela
All 514 packs of marijuana weighed more than 47st (300 kilos) and were discovered stored in a chest near Pamplona, Colombia
A video of the police who emptied the coffin showed officers wearing face masks scattering the bundles of drugs across the floor of the police car park.
When the sarcophagus was opened, it was almost at the top of the cannabis packages.
The gray Renault Megane hearse was stopped on its way to Cucuta on the Colombian border with Venezuela.
The driver of the funeral car was arrested and detained by the police, according to local media.
Regional police commander Fabian Ospina said: "The seizure was carried out after an inspection of a hearse, which contained two coffins."
The coffin was almost completely full of cannabis when the police stopped the vehicle
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