Police in a joint operation between Iris and Dutch police authorities has seized Cocaine disguised as charcoal worth $41.4 million .
The disguised cocaine was found in two shipping containers from South America that arrived at Rotterdam port.
According to a press release from Ireland’s national police and security service its a move by some group of people to import half a ton of cocaine to the country.
In the two shipping containers , 2,000bags of charcoal was found but due to the use of police sniffer dogs and an X-ray scanner, the cocaine which was also in the container were found.
The Forensic Science Ireland which confirmed that indeed cocaine was in the container said it will need some days to extract the cocaine from the product in which it has been hidden.
Arrest is expected to be effected soon as part of investigation by the Irish National Drugs and Organized Crime Bureau.
Michael O’Sullivan, head of Maritime Analysis and Operations Center has said the seizure was ”a massive seizure” that will deal a huge blow to whatever group the cocaine belongs to”.