Two men have been jailed for two years over the illegal importation of 40kg of performance enhancing drugs into Darwin International Airport.
The 40-year-old and 43-year-old, both from Sydney, today pleaded guilty in the Darwin Supreme Court.
The pair were caught after arriving into Darwin on a flight from East Timor on 10 February 2016.
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Their luggage was x-rayed, with Australian Border Force officers locating 40 foil packages inside. Testing confirmed the packages contained a combined 39kg of testosterone enanthate and one kilogram of methandienone.
ABF acting general commander Matt Stock said the sentence was a great result for investigators.
“These products are often cheap and easy to purchase overseas, but can have serious health impacts on users. This is a significant amount of potentially dangerous goods that we have stopped from reaching the community”.