15 kilos of medicine seized from American passenger at NAIA

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Posted at Jan 10 2019 11:56 PM

Bureau of Customs personnel confiscated 15 kilos of medicine from an American passenger at NAIA Terminal 3. BOC-NAIA

MANILA - Authorities on Thursday seized 15 kilos of medicine from an American passenger from Vietnam at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3.

Airport Customs district collector Carmelita Talusan said the medicines were found in the hand carry luggage of the American, who failed to declare the content of his luggage in commercial quantity and also had no permit from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The American passenger is a frequent traveler to the Philippines, authorities learned.

--Report from Raoul Esperas