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Tanzanian man arrested with drug capsules in stomach

Discussion in 'International Forum' started by Zanzibar, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. Zanzibar

    Zanzibar Member

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    Friday, 23 January 2009
    Addis Ababa, January 23 (WIC) – More than 109 drug capsules were found in the stomach of a Tanzanian man who was travelling from Tanzania to China on the Ethiopian Airlines.

    Medical Director of Hayat hospital Dr. Behailu haile told WIC on Thursday that the individual was admitted to the hospital as he collapsed while aboard. Accordingly, bunches of capsules, containing around 15 grams drug each, were detected in the stomach of the individual, while he was diagnosis at the hospital. Dr. Behaylu said that the individual was unconscious while admitted to the hospital as some of the capsules were burst in his stomach. So far 109 capsules of drugs were taken out of the stomach of the individual with medical treatment, he added. The medical director also said that it is not possible to confirm whether the individual, who was unconscious for more than two days, would survive the accident or not. Federal Police Commission Crime and Forensic Investigation Main Department Head, Chief Inspector Asamnew Harka said on his part said that the department is investigating the matter to identify the type of the drug and the identity of the individual. Federal Police Crime Prevention and Control Main Department Deputy Head, Commander Tsegaye Woldehiwot also commented that the case was unique as the number of the capsules concealed in the stomach of the individual is very large.
    The Federal Police are making all efforts to prevent such cross border crimes, he said, and called on the public to stand with the side of police.
  2. Sanda Matuta

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