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Opium Hidden in Eggplants Seized at IKIA

Opium Hidden in Eggplants Seized at IKIAOpium Hidden in Eggplants Seized at IKIA

Approximately 12 kgs of opium hidden in plastic bags containing eggplant were discovered in a passenger’s baggage at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport. “Our officers were suspicious during security check for the flight to Düsseldorf, Germany, said Col. Hassan-Mehri, the airport’s police chief, reports Mehr News Agency. After careful baggage screening “11 kgs and 650 grams of opium were discovered skillfully planted in plastic bags among eggplants in the suitcase of the passenger,” who has been arrested.

The case is under investigation.    

 

Financialtribune.com