Over 700,000 Japanese Condoms are Missing in Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia | Feb 08, 2011
Malaysian police are investigating the disappearance of more than 700,000 ultra-thin condoms that are shipped from that country to Japan, Malaysian police said Tuesday.
Sagami Rubber Industries, Japan’s first condom maker, last week,said the condoms were contained in one container from a factory in northern Malaysia. But when the container was opened in Tokyo, in which hundreds of thousands of empty alias condom was gone. The company said the lock-locks had been changed on arrival in Tokyo.
“We deal with a serious loss of the condom. We are investigating the case,” said a Malaysian police spokesman told AFP.
Koji Sato, Sagami Rubber factory managers in the state of Perak, Malaysia, said they had reported the disappearance of the condoms to the police. “We’re not happy over the incident. This isthe first case since we started production in Malaysia in 1997,” he told AFP.
Employees at the headquarters of Sagami states, the condoms, which was 14 percent thinner than the condoms on the market,worth a total of 1.5 million dollars in retail prices in Japan.
Companies sending container, said shipments from Malaysia are often lost and many people do in the case. “There is a padlock, seal, and provided a list of shippers and shipping companies for each part of the journey from factory to destination so you can easily find out when and where the goods being manipulated or changed,” said Chief of Air Cargo Association Malyasia Walter Cullas.