Lithuanian customs officers discovered 154 kg of hashish in a de luxe BMW cross-country on Tuesday, the Customs Criminal Service said.
Lithuanian customs
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According to the press release, the BMW X6 was pulled over for a check on the highway Kaunas-Marijampolė-Suwalki at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday, and its driver told he and his girlfriend were on their way home from a holiday in Spain.

An examination of the automobile revealed structural modifications of the bull, and a more thorough check disclosed a hiding compartment, which contained 154 kg of hashish. According to information available to the Customs Criminal Service, a gram of hashish costs about 10 euros on the black market, therefore, the busted shipment may be estimated at over 1.5 million euros.

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