Homing Pigeon Seized Smuggling 200 Ecstasy Tablets Concealed In A “Backpack”😮!!


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On Monday, Kuwait officers seized around narcotic 200 pills from a backpack that was wrapped around a homing pigeon that is coming from Iraq according to Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai.

The homing pigeon was caught in a building near the customs’ department in Abdali province near Iraq’s border.

Traffickers use pigeon to smuggle drugs into Kuwait

However, the time has changed, and so have ways to carry messages. But Interestingly, the transportation carrier is still the same.

A “BACKPACK” Was Used For Smuggling Drugs!

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On Monday, Kuwait officers seized around narcotic 200 pills from a backpack that was wrapped around a homing pigeon that is coming from Iraq according to Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai.

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Pigeons are the most traditional method of transportation which is still used today by some people specifically the drug dealers.

Kuwaiti police caught a pigeon which was used by drug dealers to smuggle narcotic pills between Iraq and Kuwait.

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The police department’s employees tracked homing pigeon ‘s progress across the border of two countries.

The bird was stopped with the sack strapped to its back as it soared between Iraq and Kuwait.

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The tablets were stored in a mini backpack on the back of the bird.

Homing pigeons were used in the ancient times to carry messages as messenger pigeons and they crossed a distance of about 100 miles.

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At first, they only delivered messages but after training these pigeons man was taught them how to deliver messages back and forth more than once a day.

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This isn’t the first case of a pigeon being caught for such an illegal activity. 

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In the year 2016 also, a pigeon was seized delivering drugs into a Costa Rica prison.

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There are many such incidents when pigeons were used for such illicit purposes.

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The backpacks weigh around 200 milligrams (36 grams extra weight plus the backpack weight).

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