Israel: Mom, son from the Netherlands caught with 100 thousand ecstasy pills in suitcase

Yesterday (Monday), a mother and her son were caught in Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport with 100 thousand ecstasy pills in their suitcase, weighing 7.5 kilograms and worth 1.5 million shekels (approximately 430 thousand dollars). The 2 were arrested and the court decided to extend their arrest until Tuesday.
The pills Photo credit: Israel Police Spokesperson's Unit/ Channel 2 News

Yesterday (Monday), a mother and her son were caught in Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport with 100 thousand ecstasy pills in their suitcase, weighing 7.5 kilograms and worth 1.5 million shekels (approximately 430 thousand dollars). The 2 were arrested and the court decided to extend their arrest until Tuesday.

The drugs were found in the double wall of the suitcase that the two carried after arriving in Israel on a flight from the Netherlands. The 57-year-old mother and her 19-year-old son were brought in for questioning, where it was discovered they both reside in the Netherlands. They claimed to be on their way to a family event in Jerusalem.

The suspects were questioned under suspicion of importing and dealing drugs and admitted to the charges during the investigation. In addition, it is suspected that the 2 were used as drug traffickers to Israel.



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