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Anti-Narcotics Department seizes 1.6 million smuggled pills

Jan 30,2014 - Last updated at Jan 30,2014

AMMAN — Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) agents have seized 1,600,000 pills identified as Tramal, which were on a truck entering the Kingdom.

A Public Security Department (PSD) statement issued on Thursday said AND personnel had received information that a truck from an East Asian country carrying the contraband would enter Jordan.

Investigations are under way to identify those involved, the PSD media centre said.

Moreover, AND  agents in Aqaba seized 400,000 pills that were found hidden in two tyres that a driver had left at a bus complex in the port city, the PSD said.

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