Methorphan being smuggled seized for first time

Methorphan which was seized while being smuggled in to the Maldives. | Photo: Maldives Customs

Malé, Maldives – Maldives Customs has seized methorphan which was being smuggled in to the country.

Customs said today that this is the first time this type of drugs have been seized while smuggling. The items were seized on Sept 17, according to a statement.

Customs said the drugs were seized during a search of a parcel brought to Maldives from Bahrain for containing a suspicious substance.

The initial analysis of the items found positive for methorphan, according to customs. It weighed a total of 604.50 grams.