45kg of heroin woven into rugs confiscated

January 29, 2014 - 6:24:40 am

A customs officer shows sheathed cords containing heroin woven into a carpet at the main customs office in Dresden, eastern Germany, yesterday. German customs officials have found 45kg of heroin hidden inside the fabric of Iranian carpets intercepted at an airport. The packs of heroin were woven into nine rugs. The rugs were en route to Poland, France, Belgium and Congo.