Customs Confiscates a Batch of Party Drugs Being Sent to Addu

Maldives Customs has confiscated a batch of party drugs being sent to Addu Atoll via post.

Officials from the Maldives Customs disclosed that the parcel which was received at Maldives Post’s Addu branch was inspected in the presence of recipient along with Customs Addu branch officials. The package was sent from Netherlands.

Preliminary tests had indicated the pills have been positively identified as the narcotic drug ‘Ecstasy. A total of 503.5 pills were enclosed in the wrappers and has a net weight of 244.60 grams.

The package and its recipient were handed over to Maldives Police Service for further investigation.

Two local youths had died from overdosing on party narcotics in Hulhumale’ recently.