Colombian police intercepts large cocaine shipment destined for Netherlands

File photo showing lines of cocaine. (image: Alessandro Boselli / Flickr)

The Colombian police intercepted and seized a large batch of cocaine they believe was destined for the Netherlands. The authorities found the 47 kilograms of cocaine and 20 million dollars in cash in a property nearby the Colombian capital of Bogota, AT 5 reports.

The drugs were hidden in plastic crates with roses. Some of the cocaine was packaged in green plastic tubes made to resemble rose stems. The rest was hidden in the walls of the crates.

It is unclear whether any arrests were made.