POST Online Media Lite Edition


63 kilograms of drugs seized at Prague Airport

Christian Fernsby |
Last week, customs officers discovered 63 kilograms of the edible khat drug at Václav Havel Airport in Prague.

Article continues below

The drug was smuggled in the luggage of three foreigners aged 23, 24 and 27, who traveled on the regular route Tel Aviv Prague London.

“The contraband was discovered on the basis of a risk analysis of the passengers on the flight,” said a spokeswoman of the Ruzyně customs officers, Šárka Miškovská.

After the discovery of drugs was made, they were taken to the police with a proposal to initiate criminal proceedings on suspicion of committing the crime of illegal production and another handling of narcotic and psychotropic substances and poisons.

Edible kata is a tree or shrub grown in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. It contains substances that have stimulant effects like those of amphetamines.

What to read next

Over 450 kg of heroin, marijuana seized in Turkey
Customs officials seize over 46 kg of drugs at Istanbul Airport
Almost half a tonne of MDMA seized in Sydney