17 Mar '11, 9am

When you find 726,000 #condoms that fell off a truck, please do invite me to your party!

KUALA LUMPUR - MALAYSIAN police said on Thursday they had recovered more than 700,000 ultrathin condoms that went missing while being exported to Japan, and arrested six people over the incident. Northern Perak police chief Shukri Dahalan told AFP that '99.0 per cent' of the condoms stolen had been recovered and would be returned to manufacturers Sagami Rubber Industries. The company said last month that about 726,000 polyurethane condoms, with a retail value of around US$1.5 million (S$1.9 million), were loaded into a container at a factory in Malaysia, but the shipment was empty when it arrived in Tokyo. 'We arrested six persons including the lorry driver involved in the shipment, and following information from the suspects, we were able to locate 258 boxes filled with condoms at a house outside Kuala Lumpur and in a warehouse near Port Klang in Selangor state,' he said....

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