Dubai seizes 234,000 banned pills hidden in towels

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Dubai seizes 234,000 banned pills hidden in towels

Dubai Customs officers seized 234,000 Tramadol pills hidden in a shipment of towels that arrived in Jebel Ali and Tecom.

Tramadol, a synthetic opioid painkiller, is among nearly 400 drugs that the UAE banned since 2010 for their addictive nature.

The illegal shipment of Tramadol pills came from an Asian country. The shipment was flagged after officers detected various densities in the towel shipment during inspection. Strip packs of the red pills were placed in black plastic bags and hidden beneath pink towels. ICA/Expat Media


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