Hundreds of kilos of drugs found hidden among Christmas decorations

Hundreds of kilos of drugs found in a shipment of Christmas decorations in Hazerswoude, 27 November 2018
Hundreds of kilos of drugs found in a shipment of Christmas decorations in Hazerswoude, 27 November 2018Photo: FIOD

Customs officers found hundreds of kilograms of hard drugs during a check at a storage company in Hazerswoude Dorp, Zuid-Holland on Tuesday. The drugs were hidden in a shipment of Christmas decorations, FIOD, the Tax Authority's investigative department, said on Thursday.

The decorations and drugs were set to be shipped to England. The drugs were seized and destroyed. FIOD and the police are investigating.

A FIOD spokesperson could not tell NOS what type of drugs were involved. 

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