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Attempt to smuggle Captagon pills in microwave ovens foiled

Jan 08,2013 - Last updated at Jan 08,2013

AMMAN — Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) personnel on Tuesday foiled an attempt to smuggle 50,000 Captagon pills.

According to a Public Security Department (PSD) statement, the AND uncovered the smuggling operation after receiving a tip that an Arab national was planning to smuggle narcotics from a neighbouring country by hiding them inside microwave ovens.

AND personnel managed to arrest the suspect and seized the narcotics.

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