dpa/GNA– Malaysian custom-mades authorities stated on Tuesday they had actually taken 16 lots of tablets worth more than 1 billion dollars at the nation’s primary port, in what they stated was the nation’s biggest-ever drugs transport.
In a declaration, the Royal Malaysian Customs Department stated it recently “found an estimated 94.8 million Captagon pills suspected of containing amphetamine-type drugs with a rough weight of 16 tons and estimated to be worth 5.2 billion ringgit (1.26 billion dollars.”
The custom-mades department stated the haul is “the largest drug seizure ever recorded so far.”
The drugs were being delivered from the Middle East to East Asia, a according to the department’s director general, Abdul Latif Abdul Kadir.
No arrests have actually been made, Latif stated. Drugs traffickers can deal with the capital punishment in Malaysia.
The drugs were discovered inside shipping containers at Port Klang, Malaysia’s greatest port and the world’s 12th-busiest in 2019, according to IHS Markit information.