Tuesday, September 11, 2018

New drug 'khat' seized again at Dhaka airport

Customs officials today again seized 140 kilogrammes of Khat, a "new psychoactive substance (NPS)", at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

A team of Dhaka Customs House with help of officials of National Security Intelligence (NSI) seized the drug from eight cartons at cargo unit of the airport, said Othello Chowdhury, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Customs House.

The drug, that looks like green tea and is ingested by dissolving it in water, was brought to the country in a Jet Airways flight from India on September 9, the DC said.
10/09/18 Daily Star