Authorities in China Find Meth in Banana Shipment

Authorities in China Find Meth in Banana Shipment



CHINA - Two banana trucks in the Yunnan Province of China—one of the country’s hot spots for drug production—were intercepted last week after authorities caught wind that there might be more than innocent bunches of bananas in the back. According to a report by China.org.cn, a border control detachment in the city of Pu’er discovered 110.42 kilograms (243.43 pounds) of methamphetamine.

While the naïve part of me is hoping this was simply a misunderstanding, and one in which Walter White and Jesse Pinkman return to prime time television to resume fictional shenanigans—emphasis on the fictional part—the facts don’t lie, and this case’s facts are showing that two very real, very illicit suspects were arrested for trafficking 166 packages of the illegal drug.

Two banana trucks in the Yunnan Province of China—one of the country’s hot spots for drug production—were intercepted last week after authorities caught wind that there might be more than innocent bunches of bananas in the back

The news source noted that police are in the process of investigating more in order to put the kibosh on any further drug production.

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