Half a million narcotic pills seized –– PSD

تم نشره في Sun 26 October / Oct 2014. 07:13 PM

AMMAN (Petra) - Anti-Narcotics Department personnel on Sunday seized three cartons packed with batteries in which were concealed narcotic pills meant to be smuggled into a neighbouring country, the Public Security Department (PSD) said in a statement.

The PSD's statement said that it had received information that unspecified quantities of drug pills had been hidden in a travel office in Amman and were set to be smuggled into a neighbouring country.

It said anti-narcotics agents raided the office, seized the contraband and also found another 10 cartons containing narcotic pills, which had been prepared in "a way that made it hard to detect."

Three suspects, one of them a national of another Arab country, were arrested, it said, adding that authorities were also looking for a third person suspected of being a complicit in the smuggling attempt. The statement said that in total half a million pills had been confiscated.