Opium found in Indian toiletries at Hamilton Airport

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced the seizure of 15 kg of opium at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Ontario.toiletries_May6
On April 15, CBSA officers were conducting routine examinations at a courier facility on the airport grounds and selected a shipment originating from India described as “toiletries” for further inspection.
An X-ray of one of the bottles inside the shipment showed anomalies and once opened, officers discovered that it was filled with a brown tar-like substance with an earthy odour.
Subsequent drug testing proved positive for suspected opium. In total, 15 bottles were found to contain suspected opium.
The suspected opium was turned over to York Regional Police. – CINEWS

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