Customs seizes huge drug haul

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 06, 2019
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Customs officials have seized 30,200 Erimin-5 pills that were being smuggled to China disguised as candied fruit products, the aviation police said yesterday.

Erimin-5 is a brand of the controlled hypnotic drug nimetazepam.

The pills were found in two international express mail parcels on May 8 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.

One suspect was arrested in May and another last month in Changhua County on suspicion of contravening the Narcotics Hazard Prevention Act (毒品危害防制條例), Aviation Police Bureau officer Tien Wei-jen (田偉仁) said.    [FULL  STORY]

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