- More than 17,000 pills smuggled into country have been intercepted since last August
- Pills viewed as a ‘miracle cure’ for all ailments – but unsurprisingly they are harmful
PUBLISHED: 05:44 EST, 7 May 2012 | UPDATED: 06:49 EST, 8 May 2012
Thousands of pills filled with powdered human flesh have been discovered by customs officials in South Korea, it was revealed today.
The capsules are in demand because they are viewed as being a medicinal ‘cure-all’.
The grim trade is being run from China where corrupt medical staff are said to be tipping off medical companies when babies are aborted or delivered still-born.