What a pickle! Dutch men nabbed with Ecstasy in gherkin jars.

14th October 2014, Comments 0 comments

Two Dutch men ended up behind bars on Tuesday after a plan to transport more than 25,000 Ecstasy pills through France in gherkin jars turned sour.

The men, aged 43 and 48, were caught during a random control by customs agents in northern France a week ago.

Customs officials said Tuesday they found 26,700 Ecstasy tablets in the gherkin jars with a street value estimated at 200,000 euros ($250,000).

The men, who were on their way to Spain, were on Monday sentenced to 30 and 24 months in prison respectively.

© 2014 AFP

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