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Customs foils drug smuggling

Another shipment of smuggled Chinese medicines was intercepted by Customs agents at a warehouse near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday.

The shipment of four kilos of Chinese medicines from Taiwan was sent through air cargo in one of the warehouses in Pasay City and was misdeclared as 15 US dollar worth of “plastic boxes.”

The imported drugs is consigned to a Filipino male individual with an address located in Tondo, Manila.

“This is what we are saying another scheme in evading the required License to Operate and Certificate of Product Registration from the Food and Drugs Administration on the importation of medicines,” said NAIA Customs district collector Carmelita Talusan.

Topics: Bureau of Customs , Ninoy Aquino International Airport , NAIA , Chinese medicines , drug smuggling
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