cocaine bags were discovered Friday by employees of the Coca-Cola plant in Signes, in the Var, within a juice container from Costa Rica, did we learn from a spokesman for the company in France.
According to Var-Matin , which revealed information, the bags contained 370 kilograms of cocaine, with a market value of about 50 millions of euros. The prosecutor of Marseilles was not immediately available.
“The plant has received Signs August 26 fruit juice concentrate container from Costa Rica”, told Reuters a spokesman for Coca-Cola Company France. “When opened, the factory teams discovered that there were bags containing cocaine concealed inside”, he added. “Signs teams immediately contacted the police who came to seize the goods for destruction in a secure manner,” continued the spokesman, adding that the investigation had already led to “exonerate” employees of the plant.
the interregional specialized court (JIRS) Marseille was seized of this survey, carried out by the central Office for the Suppression of illicit trafficking in drugs (OCRTIS) Marseille, and the interregional office of the judicial police, according to Var-Matin .