22,000 Ecstasy Pills Carried Into Israel
Israeli detectives discovered 22,000 ecstasy pills inside an electric organ carried by a passenger at Ben-Gurion International Airport.
The passenger - Donashvili Rafael, an Israeli who lives in Belgium - was detained Friday on suspicion of drug trafficking, Asst. Commander David Mansour said Monday.
The drugs had a street value of more than $3.5 million.
Mansour said Rafael admitted coming to Israel 13 times and bringing in more than 200,000 pills.
Police believe Rafael is just a courier, chosen because he had no previous criminal record.