Unfortunately, you read that right. Kuwaiti customs has captured a pigeon wearing a tiny rucksack carrying 200 ecstasy pills.
The department tracked down the drug smuggling homing pigeon coming in from Iraq and caught it close by the custom’s department.
Shocking images: Traffickers use pigeon to smuggle drugs into #Kuwait https://t.co/yl1Ri2xVHk pic.twitter.com/oFGWwX07N5
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) May 23, 2017
Homing pigeons were used in the past to deliver important messages but these drug traffickers have trained this one to deliver something a little more… dodgy.
Imagine being talented enough to 1) catch a pigeon and 2) plant drugs on it https://t.co/CoIjJUbBfi
— Payton (@p_stew03) May 25, 2017
Somewhere right now there are a lot of unhappy sober pigeons at that pigeon rave in the abandoned warehouse… https://t.co/eZy0xiM2uP
— Von Hertzog (@Von_Hertzog) May 24, 2017
Despite the underlying seriousness of the crime, the people of Twitter have certainly seen the funny side of the unusual situation.
Hows my pigeon gonna get his rave on now? pic.twitter.com/ukCLjMDjsz
— Jonathan (@liquid_jesus) May 24, 2017
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