The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) has announced the seizure of US$ 1.4 Million worth of substances suspected to be amphetamine.
According to a statement issued by its Head of the Public Affairs and International Relations Department Nana Osei Nkwatabisa, the substances were found in five brown Ghana Post branded boxes which were thoroughly searched by NACOC officers on suspicion that they contained narcotics.
“The boxes, which were all destined for the United Arab Emirates, were discovered to contain a total of 150 packets of coffee labelled “Café Naijar Classic”.
“Each packet was found to contain Six Hundred and Twenty-four (624) tablets and a total of Ninety-three thousand, six hundred (93,600) tablets with an estimated street value of US$ 1.4 Million,” NACOC clarified.
NACOC further revealed that it conducted a field test on the confiscated tablets and they “proved positive for Amphetamine, a narcotic drug.”
“Samples of the exhibits have been forwarded to the Ghana Standards Authority for analytical examination while investigations continue,” NACOC stated.
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