Seized condoms

Shock as Police Seize 324, 000 Used Condoms Being Recycled for Sale

In a bizarre incident in Vietnam, Police have seized 324,000 used condoms which were being washed and recycled to be sold again.

Dozens of employees arrested were caught cleaning the rubber contraceptives before reshaping them with wooden dildos.

The condoms were then repackaged before being resold to the public and thousands had already been sent out to the unsuspecting public.

According to Associated Press, rogue businessmen were running the operation from a warehouse in the province of Binh Duong in the south of Vietnam.

Seized condoms in Vietnam
Recycled rubber contraceptives seized were being washed and reshaped with wooden dildos. Image/Courtesy

Pham Thi Thanh Ngoc, 33, the owner of the warehouse, was arrested and claimed she had been receiving the condoms once a month from an unknown person.

Local newspaper VN Explorer told Associated Press that the owner apparently cleaned, dried and sorted them before selling them again to the public as if they were 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.’

It is not known how many had already been sold but the load found by police weighed 360kg.

Media reports further said that the repackaged condoms were destined for local hotels and market stalls near the warehouse.



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