Man arrested for trying to smuggle opium to Canada

December 18, 2018

TEHRAN – According to the chief of Tehran province’s counter-narcotics police, a person has been arrested for attempting to smuggle opium from Iran to Canada in postal packages.

Mohammad Bakhshandeh said the police are investigating the case after the security staff in one of Tehran’s post centers found the packages, the YJC reported on Monday.

Afterwards, police forces raided the suspect’s house and found 8 kilograms of opium extracts in fruit leather packages, Bakhshandeh said.

He added that with the help of the suspect’s wife, he was found and arrested within 2 hours.

MH/PA

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