The couple, who reside exterior Melbourne, referred to as police after opening the parcel and discovering it contained baggage of white substance.
“They requested one another if they’d ordered something, and it was fairly clear that they hadn’t,” Detective Appearing Senior Sergeant Matthew Kershaw informed reporters on Thursday.
The authorities decided the substance to be 20 kilograms of the unlawful drug.
“(It is) fairly unbelievable to grasp that somebody could possibly be that sloppy,” Kershaw added.
Hours after the couple’s alarming discovery, a 21-year-old man was arrested within the close by city of Bundoora.
An additional 20 kilograms of methamphetamine had been discovered on the tackle the place he was arrested.
Zhiling Ma, who appeared Thursday in Melbourne courtroom, was charged with trafficking and importing a marketable amount of a border patrol drug, CNN affiliate 9 Information stories.
“It is fairly a big discover to take off the streets, actually,” Kershaw stated of the drug haul. “That is 800,000 hits off the road that we have intercepted yesterday which is kind of vital.”