Couple finds drugs hidden in Primark swimsuit

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When 33-year-old Adam Travers purchased a pair of swimming shorts from a Primark in Portsmouth, he had no idea that the shorts contained an envelope full of pills.

When Travers' girlfriend Hannah Youell, 29, was preparing to wash the new shorts, she found an envelope containing nine white pills in the buttoned back pocket. In addition, Youell found a piece of paper with Chinese writing scribbled all over it.

The couple was extremely concerned about the finding because Youell has a 5-month-old son who could have easily gotten ahold of the pills if Youell hadn't found them first. Travers said:

"I was really shocked. If the baby had got them that could have been disastrous. It was also lucky we found them before going on holiday as it could have caused problems at the airport."


Travers alerted the police about the incident. After testing the pills, which were marked with the letters MDZ, it was discovered that they were a prescription anti-depressant.

According to Primark, an investigation showed that the pills were placed inside the shorts during the manufacture time. Primark announced:

"As a result, we have terminated our relationship with the supplier."


A source provided more information about the manufacturing of the shorts. The source said:

"The shorts were supposed to be made in a factory but it appears they were secretly being made by prisoners in a jail."


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