4,500 illegal pills intercepted at Allenby Bridge

27.12.2011                      1.Tewet. 5772                       Channuka 7                      Rosch Chodesch 2

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4,500 illegal pills intercepted at Allenby Bridge

Diet, anti-impotency pills found in suitcases of Palestinian Authority resident, wrapped in jeans among other clothes.

About 4,500 pills suspected of being counterfeit erectile-dysfunction and diet medications were intercepted at the Allenby Bridge crossing to Jordan by the Customs Authority over the weekend. The suspected smugglers had attempted to bring in the 4,000 apparently fake Cialis pills and 500 diet pills forbidden for use by the Health Ministry. The pills were found in the suitcases of a Palestinian Authority resident and wrapped up in jeans among his other clothes.
The Customs Authority said the suspect was returning from a visit to Jordan. When they were found by customs officials, the man said the pills were not meant for his own use….