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Customs seize two parcels with 575 grams of drugs

11 February 2019, MVT 12:15
A parcel of drugs seized by customsPHOTO: AHMED SAAIL ALI/ MIHAARU
11 February 2019, MVT 12:15

Maldives Customs Service on Sunday seized two parcels with 575 gram of drugs that were couriered to Maldives.

Courier is a service that allows orders to be sent to foreign countries from Maldives, for items to be delivered straight to homes.

According to Customs, out of the two parcels seized, one had 287 grams and the other had 288 grams of heroin.

Customs said that the two parcels had been handed over to Maldives Police Service.

Details about who brought in the substances and which country was not disclosed by the relevant authorities.

Illegal substances that are brought through post as a medium, are being seized interspersedly.

The majority of substances being transported in are party drugs.

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