Police seize 324,000 used condoms from factory repackaging them for resale (photos)
The police have seized 324,000 used condoms, which has been recycled for resale in Vietnam.
The used condoms were confiscated during a raid at a warehouse situated at Hoa Nhut Quarter, Tan Vinh Hiep Ward, Binh Duong Province, located in southern Vietnam over the weekend.
The investigators said factory workers were tasked with washing, drying, and reshaping the condoms with wooden dildos.
The owner of the warehouse identified as Pham Thi Thanh Ngoc, was arrested during the raid. She admitted that an unidentified person delivers the used condoms to the warehouse once a month.
According to local news site VN Explore, she cleaned, dried, and sorted the condoms before reselling them to the public as new.
A government official said: ‘Condoms are classified as medical items, so we will take a look at the several laws that the owner has broken.’
Local reports said the condoms were being supplied to hotels and market stalls close to the warehouse. It was also discovered that thousands of repackaged condoms had already been sold to the unsuspecting public.
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